Definition of Policy. Meaning of Policy. Synonyms of Policy

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Definition of Policy

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Blanket mortgage Blanket mortgage or policy policy . One that covers a group or class of things or properties instead of one or more things mentioned individually, as where a mortgage secures various debts as a group, or subjects a group or class of different pieces of property to one general lien.
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Policy Pol"i*cy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Policied; p. pr. & vb. n. Policying.] To regulate by laws; to reduce to order. [Obs.] ``Policying of cities.' --Bacon.
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Policy Pol"i*cy, n.; pl. Policies. [L. politia, Gr. ?; cf. F. police, Of. police. See Police, n.] 1. Civil polity. [Obs.] 2. The settled method by which the government and affairs of a nation are, or may be, administered; a system of public or official administration, as designed to promote the external or internal prosperity of a state. 3. The method by which any institution is administered; system of management; course. 4. Management or administration based on temporal or material interest, rather than on principles of equity or honor; hence, worldly wisdom; dexterity of management; cunning; stratagem. 5. Prudence or wisdom in the management of public and private affairs; wisdom; sagacity; wit. The very policy of a hostess, finding his purse so far above his clothes, did detect him. --Fuller. 6. Motive; object; inducement. [Obs.] What policy have you to bestow a benefit where it is counted an injury? --Sir P. Sidney. Syn: See Polity.

Meaning of Policy from wikipedia

- Policy is a deliberate system of guidelines to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent and is implemented as a...
- universities consider social policy a subset of public policy, while other practitioners characterize social policy and public policy to be two separate, competing...
- Monetary policy is the policy adopted by the monetary authority of a nation to control either the interest rate payable for very short-term borrowing (borrowing...
- Public policy is an institutionalized proposal to solve relevant and real-world problems, guided by a conception and implemented by programs as a course...
- In insurance, the insurance policy is a contract (generally a standard form contract) between the insurer and the policyholder, which determines the claims...
- No Policy is the debut studio EP by the American hardcore punk band State of Alert, the first band to be fronted by Henry Rollins. Consisting of eight...
- Foreign Policy is an American news publication, founded in 1970 and focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy. It produces...
- A privacy policy is a statement or legal do****ent (in privacy law) that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages...
- In economics and political science, fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (taxes or tax cuts) and expenditure to influence a country's...
- A state's foreign policy or external policy (as opposed to internal or domestic policy) is its objectives and activities in relation to its interactions...