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Policy (IPA: /ˈpɑɫəsi/)


Policy (n.)

Civil polity.

Policy (n.)

The settled method by which the government and affairs of a nation are, or may be, administered; a system of public or official administration, as designed to promote the external or internal prosperity of a state.

Policy (n.)

The method by which any institution is administered; system of management; course.

Policy (n.)

Management or administration based on temporal or material interest, rather than on principles of equity or honor; hence, worldly wisdom; dexterity of management; cunning; stratagem.

Policy (n.)

Prudence or wisdom in the management of public and private affairs; wisdom; sagacity; wit.

Policy (n.)

Motive; object; inducement.

Policy (v. t.)

To regulate by laws; to reduce to order.

Policy (n.)

A ticket or warrant for money in the public funds.

Policy (n.)

The writing or instrument in which a contract of insurance is embodied; an instrument in writing containing the terms and conditions on which one party engages to indemnify another against loss arising from certain hazards, perils, or risks to which his person or property may be exposed. See Insurance.

Policy (n.)

A method of gambling by betting as to what numbers will be drawn in a lottery; as, to play policy.

Policy

Principle or protocol to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes

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Policy (Last Name / Surname)

Policy is the #154,907 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 105 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Apology is Policy - 731"" - The X-Files

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At best, in such depression times, monetary policy is a feeble reed on which to lean." - John Kenneth Galbraith

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At present the national budget plays a very large role in the whole financial policy of our country." - Ragnar Frisch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Continued adherence to a policy of compulsory education is utterly incompatible with efforts to establish lasting peace." - Education

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Courts are apt to err by sticking too closely to the words of a law where those words import a policy that goes beyond them." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


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