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politics

noun campaigning, civilis ratio, governance, government, matters of state, partisanism, party leadership, party politics, party system, political affairs, political influence, political involvement, political maneuvers, political methods, political partisanship, political process, pooitical strategy, public service, state affairs, statesmanship
Associated concepts: campaign financing laws, disclosure laws, election laws, lobbying laws, reporting laws
Foreign phrases: Politiae legibus non leges, politiis adappandae.Politics should be adapted to the laws, not the laws to politics.
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