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Political sphere   /pəlˈɪtəkəl sfɪr/   Listen
Political sphere

A sphere of intense political activity.  Synonym: political arena.

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"Political sphere" Quotes from Famous Books

... a political sphere, this marvellously gifted woman would have been a Madame Roland; born to the throne, she would have been a Catherine II.; there was genius in her. Sprung from the lower ranks, her superiority had given her wealth; had she ...
— Serge Panine • Georges Ohnet

... Independent movement could not confine itself to ecclesiastical matters, it was forced by logical necessity to carry its fundamental doctrines into the political sphere. As the Church, so it considered the state and every political association as the result of a compact between its original sovereign members.[68] This compact was made indeed in pursuance of divine commandment, but it remained always the ultimate legal basis of the community. It was concluded ...
— The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens • Georg Jellinek

... the status of the Negro in the social consciousness of the nation now as well as then. The people of Pennsylvania had been educated for generations in the great traditions of freedom. These traditions had their roots in the religious emancipation of the reformation and gradually extended to the political sphere and became endeared to the hearts of all Americans through the struggle with Great Britain. Pennsylvanians had little special love for the Negro but they loved these traditions dearly. In a healthy democracy these traditions ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 • Various

... "Notwithstanding the repression of women's civil rights, and their absolute exclusion from even the dream of a political sphere, the women of France engage more freely than anywhere else in business and industry." There is a moral here deeper than can be read at a glance. The first thought suggested is, that industrial success for woman is not in the least ...
— Woman and the Republic • Helen Kendrick Johnson

Words linked to "Political sphere" :   field, domain, sphere, arena, area, orbit

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