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There is a word for mis-characterization of a political figure

What is it called when someone (example: a political figure) is mis-characterized constantly and untruthfully? For example a campaign constantly hammers the message: "Senator X promotes high ...
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Is there a word or phrase for conceding a debate just to end it?

When an argument or debate degrades to nitpicking insignificant points, such that it becomes too tiresome and unproductive to continue, one party may concede the debate simply to end it. Perhaps the ...
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1answer
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Is there a word or phrase for borders being respected

Is there a word or phrase that means a "condition in which the borders of each nation are respected by all other nations"?
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2answers
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Geopolitics *and* economics?

What word or concise phrase in English covers international politics and economics? My Merriam-Webster defines geopolitics as "politics, esp. international relations, as influenced by geographical ...
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Hypernym for “coalition” and “opposition”

I'm looking for a word (or expression) that is a hypernym of coalition and opposition. I want to be able to ask a party whether its "type", for lack of a better word, is coalition or the opposition ...