What does strategy mean?

Definitions for strategy
ˈstræt ɪ dʒistrat·e·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scheme, strategy(noun)

    an elaborate and systematic plan of action

  2. strategy(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. strategy(Noun)

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

  2. strategy(Noun)

    A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal

  3. strategy(Noun)

    The art of using similar techniques in politics or business

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strategy(noun)

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

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

  2. Strategy(noun)

    the use of stratagem or artifice

    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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How to say strategy in sign language?

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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. Jordan Spieth:

    I guess strategy changes a little from an entire round, but I honestly had no idea that it even changed, i was even looking at a weather forecast for Monday, thinking, you know, what's it look like if you happen to work your way into a playoff? So shows you what I know.

  2. Costas Lapavitsas:

    Ask them the real question: do you want the euro with the bailout conditions because that's what the euro goes with or do you want an alternative strategy, an anti-bailout strategy, with your own national currency?

  3. Lawrence Lu:

    It will depend on how much capital is eventually engaged in helping Chinese firms go abroad, but generally speaking, the overseas expansion strategy will have a positive impact on Chinese steelmakers in seeking new growth.

  4. Vom Hofe:

    We are working actively on it. We keep trying to identify further possibilities and we hope to be able to continue to deliver on this part of our strategy.

  5. Maurizio Caio:

    It's completely appropriate for (African) companies to design and grow with the perspective that they will be bought by a global player with an Africa strategy.

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