Dictionary definition for: Politic
1. (a) marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; "it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people''s quarrels" "a politic decision" "a politic manager" "a politic old scoundrel" "a shrewd and politic reply"
2. (s) smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage" "the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject" "the manager pacified the custom
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