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pol·i·cy1

policy1

 
 
pronunciation:
pa l si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: policies
definition 1: a set of principles that is used as a guide for action, esp. in a government or business.
The company's policy is to fire an employee after two warnings about being late.The government instituted a policy of restricting the money supply.
 
similar words:
means, platform, practice, program, protocol, strategy, system
definition 2: prudence of action or thought.
It is not policy to insult your superior.
synonyms:
prudence, sagacity
similar words:
acumen, discernment, expediency
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