What does strategy mean?

Definitions for strategy
ˈstræt ɪ dʒistrat·e·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scheme, strategynoun

    an elaborate and systematic plan of action

  2. strategynoun

    the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

Wiktionary

  1. strategynoun

    The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of warfare

  2. strategynoun

    A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal

  3. strategynoun

    The art of using similar techniques in politics or business

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strategynoun

    the science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship

  2. Strategynoun

    the use of stratagem or artifice

  3. Etymology: [Gr. : cf. F. stratgie. See Stratagem.]

Freebase

  1. Strategy

    Strategy is a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. Strategy is important because the resources available to achieve these goals are usually limited. Strategy is also about attaining and maintaining a position of advantage over adversaries through the successive exploitation of known or emergent possibilities rather than committing to any specific fixed plan designed at the outset. Henry Mintzberg from McGill University defined strategy as "a pattern in a stream of decisions" to contrast with a view of strategy as planning while Max McKeown argues that "strategy is about shaping the future" and is the human attempt to get to "desirable ends with available means".

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. strategy

    A prudent idea or set of ideas for employing the instruments of national power in a synchronized and integrated fashion to achieve theater, national, and/or multinational objectives.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. strategy

    The science of the naval and military combinations which compel movements and battles, or the contrary, but not including the operations of actual battle, which belong to tactics.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. strategy

    Is defined by military writers to be the science of manœuvring an army out of fire of the enemy, as tactics is the art of managing it in battle or under fire. Strategy is the greater science, as including all those vast combinations which lead to the subsequent available displays of tactics.

Editors Contribution

  1. strategy

    A systematic plan of action to achieve a specific vision, goal, purpose, plan or project .

    The business strategy was easy, simple and possible.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1708

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1734

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'strategy' in Nouns Frequency: #527

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strategy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strategy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of strategy in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Snyder:

    That's all about strategy, that's all about tactics, that's all about confusion. What we need is to lay down what actually happened. Every American should be able to agree about that, it's just inappropriate for someone in McCarthy's position to be consulting with a private citizen, which is what President Trump is, about these matters.

  2. Cristiane Mazzetti:

    The figures show that the strategy adopted by the federal government is inefficient to contain the destruction of the most biodiverse forest on the planet, prohibiting fires on paper does not work without efficient command and control operations by the designated agencies.

  3. China Daily:

    They have failed to realize that the opposition camp is using them merely as pawns in its maneuvers to reap political gains by damaging the SAR government's credibility and reputation, or that some foreign forces are seizing the opportunity to advance their own strategy to hurt China by trying to create havoc in Hong Kong.

  4. Housing Minister Mustafa Madbouly:

    The company had continuous change of its board and its strategy and its policy. They limited their ambitious program, it's not the project we were expecting.

  5. Angelica Luna-Kaufman:

    This partnership with Front Row is one key component of our strategy to ensure Texas Democrats have the resources we need to get out there, register voters and mobilize them so that we can be as impactful as we possibly can and win in 2022 and beyond, it's a new opportunity for us to potentially reach donors that maybe we weren't reaching in our conventional ways. And it's exciting to be a part of something that is at the forefront of technology and commerce.

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