The study or the application of the influence of political and economic geography on the politics, national power, foreign policy, etc., of a state (Dictionary.com).
1) Shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic.
M.E. politik, from M.Fr. politique "political," from L. politicus "of citizens or the state, civil, civic," from Gk. politikos "of citizens, pertaining to the state and its administrators," from polites "citizen," from polis "city."
Kârâhi, adj. of kârâh, → policy.
Of, pertaining to, or concerned with → politics.
Fr.: spécialiste en sciences politiques
A person who studies the structure and theory of government and seeks practical and theoretical solutions to political problems.
1) A person who is active in party politics.
From politic + -ian an agent noun suffix.