[ 'stratɪdʒi ]
■ noun ( plural strategies )
1》 a plan designed to achieve a particular long-term aim.
2》 the art of planning and directing military activity in a war or battle. Often contrasted with tactics (see tactic ).
↘a plan so devised.
strategize or strategise verb ( N. Amer. ).
C19: from Fr. stratégie , from Gk stratēgia 'generalship', from stratēgos (see stratagem ).