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 Dictionary entry overview: What does political unit mean? 

  The noun POLITICAL UNIT has 1 sense:

1. a unit with political responsibilities

  Familiarity information: POLITICAL UNIT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A unit with political responsibilities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


political entity; political unit

Hypernyms ("political unit" is a kind of...):

social unit; unit (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "political unit"):

body politic; commonwealth; country; land; nation; res publica; state (a politically organized body of people under a single government)

revolutionary group (a political unit organized to promote revolution)

lunatic fringe (a political unit with extreme and fanatical views)

amphictyony (an association of neighboring states or tribes in ancient Greece; established originally to defend a common religious center)

cadre; cell (a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement)

Palestine Authority; Palestine National Authority; Palestinian National Authority (combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO)

union (a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations)

Holy Roman Empire (a political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon)

lobby; pressure group; third house (a group of people who try actively to influence legislation)

Holonyms ("political unit" is a member of...):

form of government; political system (the members of a social organization who are in power)

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