polis-, polit-, poli-

(Greek: city; method of government; citizenship, government, administration)

Don't confuse this polis, "city" with the suffix -polism, etc. meaning "selling".

A petty politician; a pretender in politics.
politician (s) (noun), politicians (pl)
A person who is active in campaigns for or holds a position in governmental authority or power: "Apparently there are some politicians who are more interested in gaining advantages for themselves than they are for their voters."

"Some politicians are seekers or holders of a public office who are too often more concerned about winning favor or retaining power than about maintaining principles."

A political war is one in which everyone shoots from the lip.
—Raymond Morley
Some politicians have no respect or loyalty for those who helped them gain political power.

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There are some politicians who betray the citizens
who have helped them gain political power.

politicize, politicization
1. To bring something such as an issue of public interest into the political arena: "Educational policy has definitely become more politicized."
2. To give political awareness or flavor to.
3. To make someone politically aware or active, or to introduce a political element to something.
A politician.
1. The art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity; such as, a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs.
2. Political science: The activities or affairs engaged in by a government, politician, or political party.
3. Although plural in form, it takes a singular verb when used to refer to the art or science of governing or to political science: "Politics has been a concern of philosophers since Plato."

The word "politics" comes from Middle French politique, "political" from Latin politicus "of citizens" or "the state, civil, civic," from Greek politikos "of citizens or the state", from polites, "citizen", from polis, "city".

1. The form of government of a nation, state, church, or organization.
2. An organized society; such as, a nation, having a specific form of government.
1. Although it doesn't seem to make sense that this has anything to do with pro, "before" and polis, "city"; it is said to be from Greek then Latin, meaning "suburb", bee glue (from the fact that it was originally the name of a structure around the opening into the hive or "bee city").
2. It is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as a red, resinous, aromatic substance collected by bees from the viscid buds of trees; such as, the horse-chestnut; used to stop up crevices and to fix the combs to the hives; bee-glue.
1. Political in some aspects or activities.
2. Reference to a partially political nature; having some political features.
Of, pertaining to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and political factors.
A society dominated by technology.
Someone who is a member of a technopolis.
A district of four cities; a state or political division consisting of four towns.
theatropolis (s) (noun); theatropoleis, theatropolises (pl)
A town or district famous for its theaters: There was an argument between the two drama critics, Gary and Iris, as to whether New York or London was the best-known theatropolis.
A town located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming.

As might be expected from its name and the name of its county, Thermopolis is home to numerous natural hot springs, in which mineral-laden waters are heated by geothermal processes.

It claims the world's largest mineral hot springs as part of "Hot Springs State Park".

The springs are open to the public for free as part of an 1896 treaty signed with the Shoshone and Arapaho Indian tribes.

1. A historical region of northern Africa roughly coextensive with the ancient region of Tripolitania.
2. Capital of Libya and the largest city in the country, located in northwestern Libya.
3. Literally, Latin for "three cities".