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  • a link to pronunciation of the word strategy. The phonetic transcription of the word:/ˈstrætədʒi/. A link to common collocations.
  • A definition of the word as a countable noun:

    [COUNTABLE] a plan or method for achieving something, especially overa long period of time


    successful language-learning strategies

    The countries hope to devise a common strategy to provide aid.

  • A definition of the word as an uncountable noun:

    [UNCOUNTABLE] the skill of planning how to achieve something,especially in war or business


    experts in military strategy

  • Links to thesaurus entries for both meanings of the word strategy.