Meaning of STRATEGY in English

STRATEGY

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ effective , good , sound ( esp. AmE ), successful , winning

▪ bad , poor

▪ alternative , different

▪ clear , coherent , simple

▪ viable

▪ future

▪ long-term , medium-term , short-term

▪ basic , broad , general , overall

Their overall ~ is good, but one or two of the details could be improved.

▪ key

a key ~ to increase sales

▪ comprehensive

▪ global , international , national

a global marketing ~

▪ grand

▪ draft ( esp. BrE )

The committee drew up a draft ~ for dealing with future floods.

▪ dual , two-pronged

The government has employed a dual ~ to achieve these two objectives.

▪ innovative , radical

▪ high-risk ( esp. BrE ), risky

▪ aggressive

The company adopted aggressive marketing strategies to sell its products.

▪ defensive , offensive ( esp. AmE ), proactive

▪ prevention , preventive

▪ deliberate

Her rudeness was a deliberate ~ to provoke him.

▪ economics-based , market-oriented , etc.

a customer-oriented business ~

▪ anti-inflationary , anti-racist , etc.

▪ coping

We all have different coping strategies for times of stress.

▪ survival

▪ exit

No one has yet come up with an exit ~ for the troops.

▪ defence/defense , military

▪ campaign , election , electoral , government , political

▪ instructional ( AmE ), pedagogic , teaching

▪ learning

▪ business , commercial , company , corporate , financial , investment , management , marketing , pricing , product , promotional , recruitment , research , sales

resource management strategies

▪ economic , energy , environmental , industrial , legislative , etc.

VERB + STRATEGY

▪ have

▪ design , develop , devise , draw up , formulate , map out , plan , plot ( esp. AmE ), work out

A coherent ~ for getting more people back to work needs to be developed.

The charity is drawing up a ~ to meet the needs of the homeless.

The committee is meeting today in Washington to plot ~. ( AmE )

▪ explore

It is certainly a ~ worth exploring.

▪ choose , decide , decide on

▪ adopt , employ , execute ( esp. AmE ), follow , implement , pursue , use , utilize ( esp. AmE )

They're pursuing a ~ of massive retaliation.

▪ describe , outline , set out , unveil

The document sets out the government's new ~.

▪ propose , suggest

▪ discuss

▪ change , rethink , revise

▪ focus

The company will now focus its ~ on its core business areas.

▪ abandon

STRATEGY + VERB

▪ be based on sth

▪ be aimed at sth , be designed to do sth

a ~ aimed at reducing the risk of accidents

▪ consist of sth , involve sth

▪ depend on sth , hinge on sth ( esp. AmE ), rely on sth

This ~ relies on property prices continuing to rise.

▪ succeed , work

The company's financial ~ is not working.

▪ backfire , fail

STRATEGY + NOUN

▪ development , formulation

▪ meeting , session ( esp. AmE )

▪ review

▪ document , paper

▪ game

a ~ game set during the Civil War

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

the key idea in their ~

▪ ~ for

to develop an effective ~ for change

▪ ~ on

the party's ~ on poverty

▪ ~ towards/toward

a comprehensive ~ towards/toward regional development

PHRASES

▪ a change in ~

The coming year may herald a change in ~ for major publishers.

▪ the adoption of a ~ , the development of a ~ , the formulation of a ~

The money is earmarked for the development of new product and sales strategies.

▪ the implementation of a ~ , the pursuit of a ~

Their single-minded pursuit of this controversial ~ led to their fall from power.

▪ part of a ~

He pretended that resigning was part of his long-term career ~.

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