HyperDic: policy

English > 3 senses of the word policy:
NOUNcognitionpolicya plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
communicationpolicya line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
communicationpolicy, insurance policy, insurancewritten contract or certificate of insurance
policy > pronunciation
Soundspaa'lahsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > policy: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA plan of action adopted by an individual or social group.
Example"it was a policy of retribution"
NarrowerThatcherism(England) the political policy of Margaret Thatcher
activismA policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal
beggar-my-neighbor policy, beggar-my-neighbour policy, beggar-my-neighbor strategy, beggar-my-neighbour strategyA policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others
centralismThe political policy of concentrating power in a central organization
containmentA policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully
moderationismThe policy of being moderate or acting with moderation
obscurantismA policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge
ultramontanism(Roman Catholic Church) the policy that the absolute authority of the church should be vested in the pope
Broaderplan of actionA plan for actively doing something
Spanishpolítica
Catalanpolítica
English > policy: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government.
Example"they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
NarrowerZionismA policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
clericalismA policy of supporting the influence and power of the clergy in secular or political matters
economic policyA government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues
foreign policyA policy governing international relations / relations
party lineThe policy of a political group
plankAn endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
social policyA policy of for dealing with social issues
zero-tolerance policyAny policy that allows no exception
Broaderargumentation, logical argument, argument, line of reasoning, lineA course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood
Spanishpolítica
Catalanpolítica
English > policy: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningwritten contract or certificate of insurance.
Example"you should have read the small print on your policy"
Synonymsinsurance policy, insurance
Narrowerfloater, floating policyAn insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location
BroadercontractA binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Spanishpolítica, póliza de seguros, póliza, seguro
Catalanassegurança, pòlissa d'assegurança, pòlissa d'assegurances, pòlissa, política

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