Etymology
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strategic (adj.)

"pertaining to strategy, characterized by strategy," 1807, from French stratégique and directly from Greek strategikos in classical use "of or for a general; fitted for command," from strategos (see strategy). Related: Strategical; strategically (1810).

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Definitions of strategic

strategic (adj.)
relating to or concerned with strategy;
strategic considerations
strategic weapon
the islands are of strategic importance
Synonyms: strategical
strategic (adj.)
highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war;
strategic withdrawal
a strategic chess move
strategic bombing missions
From wordnet.princeton.edu