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Noun: policy  pó-li-see
  1. A plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
  2. A line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
  3. Written contract or certificate of insurance
    "you should have read the small print on your policy";
    - insurance policy, insurance

Derived forms: policies

Type of: argument, argumentation, contract, line, line of reasoning, logical argument, plan of action

Encyclopedia: Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice