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realpolitik (n.)

"politics driven by practical considerations" (rather than ideology or morals), 1914, from German Realpolitik (August Ludwig von Rochau, "Grundsätze der Realpolitik," 1853), which can be translated as "practical politics." See real (adj.) + politics.

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Definitions of realpolitik from WordNet

realpolitik (n.)
politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations;
Synonyms: practical politics
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