I'm not interested in politics. La politique ne m'intéresse pas.
→ Politics is by no means the only arena in which women are excelling.
British politics la vie politique britannique
→ The key question in British politics was how long the prime minister could survive.
the politics of Northern Ireland la situation politique en Irlande du Nord
→ The film takes no position on the politics of Northern Ireland.
(=academic subject) politique f
→ She went up to Cambridge to read Politics.
[+person] opinions fpl politiques Her politics were radical. Ses opinions politiques étaient radicales. → Her politics at this time could be described as radical. → Danielle's feminist politics got a bit wearing after a while.
n la vie politique locale
→ He quickly involved himself in local politics.
n politique f interne
(=political activity) politique f de parti
→ He thinks the Archbishop has identified himself too closely with party politics.
pejorative politique f politicienne
to play party politics faire de la politique politicienne
→ Usually when Opposition MPs question Ministers they are just playing party politics.