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public policy

Definition of public policy

  1. :  government policies that affect the whole population <a study of public policy>



Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

policyplay
  1. :  prudence or wisdom in the management of affairs

    :  management or procedure based primarily on material interest

    :  a definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives and in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions

  1. :  a writing whereby a contract of insurance is made

    :  a daily lottery in which participants bet that certain numbers will be drawn from a lottery wheel

    :  number


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