/ ˈstrætədʒi; NAmE / noun ( pl. -ies )
[ C ] strategy (for doing sth) | strategy (to do sth) a plan that is intended to achieve a particular purpose :
to develop a strategy for dealing with unemployment
It's all part of an overall strategy to gain promotion.
the government's economic strategy
[ U ] the process of planning sth or putting a plan into operation in a skilful way :
[ U , C ] the skill of planning the movements of armies in a battle or war; an example of doing this :
early 19th cent.: from French stratégie , from Greek stratēgia generalship, from stratēgos , from stratos army + agein to lead.