1. [ noun ] (psychology,politics) a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government

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

Related terms: argumentation foreign_policy economic_policy Zionism clericalism nativism social_policy party_line zero-tolerance_policy plank
2. [ noun ] a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

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

Related terms: plan_of_action activism ultramontanism beggar-my-neighbor_policy thatcherism containment centralism obscurantism
3. [ noun ] (law,writing) written contract or certificate of insurance
Synonyms: insurance insurance_policy

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

Related terms: contract floater
Similar spelling:   Polich