strategy


strategy
strategy (n.) 1810, "art of a general," from Fr. stratégie, from Gk. strategia "office or command of a general," from strategos "general," from stratos "multitude, army, expedition," lit. "that which is spread out" (see STRUCTURE (Cf. structure)) + agos "leader," from agein "to lead" (see ACT (Cf. act) (n.)).

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