stra‧te‧gic W3 also stra‧te‧gic‧al
done as part of a plan, especially in a military, business, or political situation:
UN forces made a strategic withdrawal.
strategic planning meetings
a strategic decision to move production to Hungary
useful or right for a particular purpose:
Marksmen were placed at strategic points along the president's route.
relating to fighting wars [↪ tactical]:
Marseilles was of great strategic importance.
strategic arms/weapons (=weapons designed to reach an enemy country from your own)
strategic nuclear missiles
Strategically placed video cameras can alert police to any trouble.