policy

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1. Politics: (1) The basic principles by which a government is guided.
(2) The declared objectives that a government or party seeks to achieve and preserve in the interest of national community. See also public policy.
2. Insurance: The formal contract issued by an insurer that contains terms and conditions of the insurance cover and serves as its legal evidence.
3. Management: The set of basic principles and associated guidelines, formulated and enforced by the governing body of an organization, to direct and limit its actions in pursuit of long-term goals. See also corporate policy.

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The foreign policy of the newly formed government was to isolate itself from any foreign influence and attack any influences that might threaten the power of the government.
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The School's policy on missed classes is that you must have a letter from a parent or a doctor excusing you from class time.
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Everyone was against the President's Foreign Policy because it had a negative effect on relations with many countries that the United States previously had close ties with.
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