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policy

a plan of action adopted or pursued by an individual, government, party, business, etc.

policy

The rules and regulations set by the organization. Policy determines the type of internal and external information resources employees can access, the kinds of programs they may install on their own computers as well as their authority for reserving network resources. Policy is also related to network quality of service (QoS), because it can define priorities by user, workgroup or application with regard to reserving network bandwidth. See COPS and Internet Usage Policy.
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They aped their husbands, and talked in the same large ways about policy, and the duties and responsibilities of the rich.
In that memorable struggle for superiority between the rival houses of AUSTRIA and BOURBON, which so long kept Europe in a flame, it is well known that the antipathies of the English against the French, seconding the ambition, or rather the avarice, of a favorite leader,[10] protracted the war beyond the limits marked out by sound policy, and for a considerable time in opposition to the views of the court.
Hither, then, Magua retired, when his labors of policy were ended.
He pushed the policy of expansion until he broke all the records.
The waste and folly of competition had everywhere driven men to the policy of cooperation.
After this landslide to the policy of consolidation, there still remained a fairly large assortment of independent companies; but they had lost their dreams and their illusions.
In the first act of the telephone drama, it was he who put the enterprise upon a business basis, and laid down the first principles of its policy.
According to Dwight Raiford, a financial planner with MetLife Financial Services in New York, an insurance policy should be the bedrock of most financial or investment plans.
The answer is because 1) your generosity will be taken for granted, 2) parents will not know what to expect, 3) you will not know what to expect, 4) the absence of a policy could impact your income and 5) you will grow to resent that-little-rascal Susie-for-missing-her-music-lesson-again-this-week-and-while- we-are-on-the-subject-why-aren't-her-parents-taking-music-as- seriously-as-soccer-any-way?
It is commonly acknowledged that lobbies play a large role in shaping policy and that the pro-Israel lobby enjoys a near-monopoly on U.
Trying to read Chairman Greenspan's mind, one might infer that he wanted to bring monetary policy to a neutral position as soon as possible.
Purpose: The purpose of the insurable interest requirement is to ensure that a policy does not fall into the forbidden class of "wager contracts," taken out by people who are wholly unrelated to the insured and thus who have a "direct interest in [the insured's] early termination" (Warnock v.

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