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Synonyms for policy
ˈpɒl ə sipol·i·cy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. policy

    Polity is the permanent system of government of a state, a church, or a society; policy is the method of management with reference to the attainment of certain ends; the national polity of the United States is republican; each administration has a policy of its own. Policy is often used as equivalent to expediency; as, many think honesty to be good policy. Polity used in ecclesiastical use serves a valuable purpose in distinguishing that which relates to administration and government from that which relates to faith and doctrine; two churches identical in faith may differ in polity, or those agreeing in polity may differ in faith. Compare LAW.

    constitution, form of government, polity, system of government

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. policy

    plan, device, system, prudence, management, cunning

Princeton's WordNet

  1. policynoun

    a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

    "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"

    insurance, insurance policy

  2. policynoun

    a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government

    "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"

    insurance, insurance policy

  3. policy, insurance policy, insurancenoun

    written contract or certificate of insurance

    "you should have read the small print on your policy"

    insurance, indemnity, insurance policy

Editors Contribution

  1. exclusionism

    Submitted by rinat on August 7, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. policynoun

    administration, management, government, rule, mode of management, course of action

  2. policynoun

    cunning, art, address, skill, prudence, shrewdness

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  1. Said Aller:

    I am not looking to blame someone for Richard's death and in my heart believe the physicians at the VA are good working men and women, i simply want changes in policy to assist other veterans - ultimately decreasing the number of veteran suicides from 22 a day to zero.

  2. Carlos Curbelo:

    Carlos Curbelo mentioned that Carlos Curbelo daughter Ivanka had encouraged Carlos Curbelo to end this, and he said Carlos Curbelo does recognize that it needs to end and the images are painful and Carlos Curbelo's looking for a legislative solution, carlos Curbelo discussed the optics and the policy itself and I think Carlos Curbelo's not comfortable with either.

  3. Peter Chatwell:

    The bearish sentiment may be at a peak but the likelihood of a Fed policy error is looking even stronger. This move has a lot of momentum to it.

  4. Jeroen Dijsselbloem:

    Expansionary monetary policy... supports the economy in the short run, but the limitations are imminent and negative side-effects are becoming stronger.

  5. Pramila Jayapal:

    [D]espite the fact that we believe any weakening of the House provisions were bad policy and bad politics, the reality is that the final amendments were relatively minor concessions, the American Rescue Plan has retained its core bold, progressive elements originally proposed by President Joe Biden and passed in the House relief package.

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