• WordNet 3.6
    • adj strategical relating to or concerned with strategy "strategic weapon","the islands are of strategic importance","strategic considerations"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Strategical Of or pertaining to strategy; effected by artifice.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • strategical Same as strategic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Strategical pertaining to, or done by, strategy
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    “Strategic planning will help you fully uncover your available options, set priorities for them, and define the methods to achieve them.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. of or for a general: cf. F. stratégique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. stratagema—Gr. stratēgēmastratēgos, a general—stratos, an army, agein, to lead.


In literature:

His progress was by no means one of mere strategical manoeuver.
"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln" by John G. Nicolay
It was not a defeat, only a strategic retreat.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
Hal, standing at the open second-story window, surveyed the strategic possibilities of the situation.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
In addition to those attacks certain machine gun nests of the enemy were destroyed and strategic points were bombarded.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
The city itself was a good strategic point for the artillery.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
From the naval point of view, as a strategic measure, the acquisition of Corsica by the British was a matter of great importance.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Maritimo, Island of, strategic centre for a rendezvous, i.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. II. (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Strategic positions were being fortified and barracks built in rushing haste.
"A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
At this time the town of greatest strategical importance to Burgundy was that of Compiegne.
"Joan of Arc" by Ronald Sutherland Gower
What is the strategic importance of the Caribbean to the United States?
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
William possessed a true strategic instinct for the right moment for a retreat.
"More William" by Richmal Crompton
It is one of the strategic points in war and commerce.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
Sometimes a pressing call comes from a village, where it seems important for strategic reasons, to respond at once.
"The Women of the Arabs" by Henry Harris Jessup
The Pharaoh kept the charge of the more important strategical points in his own hands.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 2 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
Napoleon's descent upon Egypt was part of his vast strategic plan for the overthrow of Great Britain.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
The moral and strategic results were of incalculable value.
"Italy at War and the Allies in the West" by E. Alexander Powell
The only strategic movement of these troops was to cut off the supplies of food.
"The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
The strategical goal which was our highest hope was gained.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
At three o'clock the sun came out, and I passed along the strategical road to Noisy.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
But his strategic position was far from satisfactory.
"Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh

In news:

While most programs target employees' children, they are more of a strategic business decision than a warm and fuzzy benefit.
Spraying Systems Co. Form Tank- Cleaning Equipment Strategic Alliance.
Courting India as hoped-for 'strategic partner,' the US has sold the nation $8 billion in arms over the last 10 years.
But Lass also made clear that, in his view, the present strategic crossroads makes it imperative to make those hard decisions.
Lee Holcomb is vice president of strategic initiatives and cyber operations at Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions.
Strategic Organizational Alignment Delivers Results.
30 Strategic Steps for Global Action on Maternal Health Medicines with Deborah Armbruster, USAID.
Strategic alliance of companies to focus on international supply chain and container security.
Investors who seek out companies that are meeting the long-term challenge of sustainability will have a strategic advantage.
O n Monday, I had an article in the New York Post arguing that the press was not adequately placing the recent spike in US casualties into strategic context.
The death of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il and the elevation of his son Kim Jong Un could create new strategic policies in the region.
Across a profitable and strategic SAP customer base.
TORONTO—The plot thickened Wednesday in the heist of a big dollop of Quebec's strategic maple-syrup reserve.
MICHAEL C MOORE / KITSAP A&E Greg Atkinson's new Restaurant Marche is strategically placed between the Winslow Way main drag and Bainbridge Performing Arts.
For over 30 years I've worked with Treasure Valley business owners to assist them in developing Strategic Marketing Plans and Advertising Campaigns that yield measurable results.

In science:

Note that the players have a vastly broader strategic selection in GQ and GmQ , even when compared to the already enlarged mixed strategy game Gmix .
Quantized Poker
Game theoretical models, both the coalitional ones and the strategic ones, are basic tools for studying cooperation.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
And perhaps it might be this violation that re flects the strategic powers of seemingly weak players.
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
In particular, we want to thank Werner Scholz for providing us with both strategic advice on issues related to time integration as well as for writing Magpar, which was very instructive for the design of Nmag.
Continuum multi-physics modeling with scripting languages: the Nsim simulation compiler prototype for classical field theory
In keeping with [4, 1], we treat the buyback problem as a pure online optimization with non-strategic bidders.
Randomized Online Algorithms for the Buyback Problem
The authors acknowledge support from the NWO pro ject Thread Algebra for Strategic Interleaving.
A progression ring for interfaces of instruction sequences, threads, and services
Unemployment is the result of a random sampling process and not of strategic interactions between workers and firms.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Roth studies that impact on strategic decisions.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Game-theoretic methods are ideally suited to formally modeling strategic considerations of actors causing transboundary environmental externalities .
Model of an International Environmental Agreement among Asymmetric Nations applied to Debris Mitigation
In the literature on strategic games several dominance relations have been considered and for various of them order independence was established.
Direct Proofs of Order Independence
People perform strategic thinking mainly in important new situations.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
However, in real world strategic interactions, people often behave in manners that are not fully rational.
Repeated Matching Pennies with Limited Randomness
Interestingly however, Utiyama had to strategically insert tetrads in an ad hoc way in order to make the construction consistent, and we will see why.
On the equation of motion for test particles in an ambient gravitational field as the Wong equation for a generalized gauge theory
Game theory was originally developed in the field of economics to study strategic interactions amongst humans [9, 54].
Strategy abundance in evolutionary many-player games with multiple strategies
In the near-infrared (NIR) wavelength, the strategic observation program using Subaru telescope, Subaru Strategic Exploration of Exoplanets and Disks (SEEDS), is now under way (Tamura 2009).
The Structure of a Self-Gravitating Protoplanetary Disk and its Implications to Direct Imaging Observations