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Relating to or describing government policies

bureaucratic

adjective

relating to official processes and the people whose job is to make sure that they are followed

Congressional

adjective

relating to the US Congress

constitutional

adjective

relating to the constitution of a country or organization

developmental

adjective

relating to the development of a country or economy

expansionist

adjective

relating to the efforts of a government or country to increase its land or power

hawkish

adjective

preferring to deal with political problems by using military force instead of more peaceful methods

imperialist

adjective

wanting to take control of other countries

Interior

adjective

an Interior minister or government department is responsible for things that happen within a country, not for relations between that country and others

laissez-faire

adjective

laissez-faire policies allow companies and the economy to operate without government control

non-governmental

adjective

a non-governmental organization is not part of a government, but may work with government departments, for example in dealing with people’s health or the environment

official

adjective

used about things that are decided by a government

pork barrel

adjective

pork barrel politics or spending uses government money to give benefits to people in a particular area, so that the politician who represents that area will be more popular

public

adjective

owned by the government, not by a private company

bureaucratically

adverb

interventionist

adjective

isolationist

adjective

protectionist

adjective, noun

secessionist

adjective

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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jones

a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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