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Synonyms for policy
ˈpɒl ə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. policy(noun)

    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. policy(noun)

    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, insurance(noun)

    written contract or certificate of insurance

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

    insurance, indemnity, insurance policy

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

Editors Contribution

  1. exclusionism

    Submitted by rinat on August 7, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. policy(n.)

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

  2. policy(n.)

    cunning, art, address, skill, prudence, shrewdness

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How to use policy in a sentence?

  1. Jacob Rees-Mogg:

    I'm sure Theresa May does not want to split the Conservative Party and therefore she will find that the inevitable consequence of the parliamentary arithmetic is that she will need to change it (the Brexit policy) to keep the party united.

  2. Sunder Katwala:

    Your views about an issue like Kashmir or an issue like Palestine might feed your world view, but voters, on the whole, don't vote on foreign policy issues.

  3. Stavros Theodorakis:

    Weaknesses in planning and coordination over immigration policy have created a situation of continuous emergency.

  4. Haitian President Jovenel Moise:

    There has been no credible, long-term policy as to what to do with this money, it's a lot of money, and I don't know what has been done with it.

  5. Weiwen Ng:

    Growth is clearly undershooting. Core inflation is still benign for now. So normally that would actually warrant an easing in monetary policy settings, when the central bank actually next meets in October.

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