political system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n political system the members of a social organization who are in power
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  • Samuel Johnson
    “And then, Sir, there is this consideration, that if the abuse be enormous, nature will rise up, and claiming her original rights, overturn a corrupt political system.”


In literature:

Such exercise is beneficial to the system, bodily or political.
"The Romance of Mathematics" by P. Hampson
Two political systems confronted each other at Madrid.
"Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
The system of political morality changes, it seems, with men and with seasons.
"The Economist" by Various
They were the political side of the capitalist system.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
His political system a matter of feeling, 503.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Your fine political systems are sullied by the outrages committed against human nature and the divine majesty.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
The political system of the allied powers is essentially different, in this respect, from that of America.
"Key-Notes of American Liberty" by Various
A modern society or community consists of various systems, such as the educational system, the economic system, the political system.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
It is part of the political system.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
As the Greeks never succeeded in forming a central political system, so they never attained to unity in worship.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies

In news:

Wealthy interests are taking over our political system .
China's political system is more flexible than US democracy.
Our Political System Is 'Designed for' Gridlock.
Can Independent Voters Fix Our Broken Political System .
Statesmen, authors and others have warned, through the years, of the problems our country's two-party political system could cause.
Undecided voters in Bristol cite unhappiness with political system.
The California Legislature has repeatedly shown that significant reform proposals have no chance of passing in a political system dominated by special interests.
Rose, a scholar on women in politics, will have broad responsibilities in the seven-university state system.
Muslims-Americans have argued that their voice is missing from the American political system.
Algeria is hoping that a fair turnout in municipal elections on Thursday will strengthen the credibility of a political system that has survived the.
In the middle of the 1970s, as cracks were beginning to appear in South Africa's policy of racial segregation, a young photographer set out to record what life was like under such a political system.
Welcome to The Field Clinic, where our mission is to explain and interpret the laws, policies and politics that drive our health care system.
I want to be positive about our country's political system.
Not untypically, many of us in these United States believe we have the best country there is – that it has both the best political and economic systems.
Welcome to The Field Clinic , where our mission is to explain and interpret the laws, policies and politics that drive our health care system.

In science:

An important aspect of voting systems is the political power of the members which is also known as voting power.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
Here we address a body of theory that is of special interest to scholars seeking to understand the origins of party governance in political systems where voters cast partisan ballots in two contests, one involving the executive branch and one involving the legislature.
Some Quantum-Like Features of Mass Politics in Two-Party Systems
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This could eventually lead to new political and economic institutions achieving profound impacts on democracy, national governance and prosperity. A leap of imagination is needed to achieve the breakthroughs that will improve our understanding of the world’s economic system.
Conventional models of how economic and political systems work do not consider the interplay of nonlinear dynamics, network interactions, heterogeneity and randomness well enough, which may lead to cascading effects such as large-scale financial or economic crises.