adjective Date: 1884 of, relating to, or involving a combination of social and political factors

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  • sociopolitical — UK US (also socio political) /ˌsəʊsiəʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl/ adjective POLITICS ► used to describe the differences between groups of people relating to their political beliefs, social class, etc.: »sociopolitical pressures …   Financial and business terms

  • sociopolitical — also socio political, 1884, from SOCIO (Cf. socio ) + POLITICAL (Cf. political) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sociopolitical — [sō΄sē ō pə lit′i kəl, sō΄shēō pə lit′i kəl] adj. of or involving both social and political factors …   English World dictionary

  • sociopolitical — /soh see oh peuh lit i keuhl, soh shee /, adj. of, pertaining to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and political factors: the sociopolitical environment in Japan. [1880 85; SOCIO + POLITICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • sociopolitical — UK [ˌsəʊʃɪəʊpəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌsoʊʃɪoʊpəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] adjective involving a combination of social and political matters sociopolitical reasons …   English dictionary

  • sociopolitical — see socio political …   English dictionary

  • sociopolitical — adj. of the interaction of social and political elements …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sociopolitical — so·cio·political …   English syllables

  • sociopolitical — so•ci•o•po•lit•i•cal [[t]ˌsoʊ si oʊ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl, ˌsoʊ ʃi [/t]] adj. soc of or pertaining to the interaction of social and political factors • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • sociopolitical — /ˌsoʊsioʊpəˈlɪtɪkəl/ (say .sohseeohpuh litikuhl), /ˌsoʊʃioʊ / (say .sohsheeoh ) adjective of or relating to both social and political considerations. –sociopolitically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary