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A politically organised body of...

people usually occupying a definite territory, especially: one that is sovereign.

2

A government or politically organised...

society having a particular character.

3

The state has..

1. Permanent population
2. Defined territory
3. Government
4. Capacity to enter into relations with other states

4

Politics-

The activity through which people make, preserve and amend the general rules under which they live.

5

The characteristics of Politics:

The science/art of governing a country
The daily life of governance branches
Decisions made to reach a goal

6

The characteristics of Policy:

Overall "plan" to reach general set goals
The principle under which politics happens
General statement of intent

7

Actions taken to govern:

1. Over a population
2. Utilising power, enforcing rules etc
3. By governing bodies