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Definition 1: an elaborate and systematic plan of action - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for strategy in the sense of this definition

(strategy is a kind of ...) a plan for actively doing something

(... is a kind of strategy ) (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick

"a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat"

(... is a kind of strategy ) a strategy of delay

(... is a kind of strategy ) a fraudulent scheme in which people are recruited to make payments to the person who recruited them while expecting to receive payments from the persons they recruit; when the number of new recruits fails to sustain the hierarchical payment structure the scheme collapses with most of the participants losing the money they put in

(... is a kind of strategy ) a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)

"they concocted a plot to discredit the governor" "I saw through his little game from the start"

(... is a kind of strategy ) a scheme or set of strategies for conducting a business campaign or a political campaign

"they borrowed a page from the playbook of the opposition"

(... is a kind of strategy ) a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control

"his proposal was nothing but a house of cards" "a real estate bubble"

(... is a kind of strategy ) (figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs

"newscasters speculated about the President's game plan for an invasion"

(... is a kind of strategy ) (sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport

(... is a kind of strategy ) a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism

(... is a kind of strategy ) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

"his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"

(... is a kind of strategy ) a formal scheme for inducing someone (as employees) to do something

Definition 2: the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war - [noun denoting cognition]

(strategy is a kind of ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare

(strategy belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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