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πολιτεία 1 πολιτεύω

I.the condition and rights of a citizen, citizenship, Lat. civitas, Hdt., Thuc., etc.; πολιτείαν δοῦναί τινι Xen.
2.the life of a citizen, civic life, Dem. a concrete, the body of citizens, Arist.
II.the life and business of a statesman, government, administration, Ar., Thuc., etc.:—in a collective sense, the measures of a government, Dem.
III.civil polity, the condition or constitution of a state, Thuc., etc.:— a form of government, Plat., etc.
2.a republic, commonwealth, Xen., etc.

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