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noun (polic, ies)
  1. A plan or course of action, especially one of an organization or government
    • The Communist Party has a of returning power to the workers
      1. A course of action thought to be prudent or advantageous; hence prudence or sagacity
    • Honesty is the best
      1. A contract of insurance
    • Your insurance covers fire and theft only.
      1. (obsolete)an illegal lottery in late nineteenth and early twentieth century USA (no plural)
    • Some players frequented shops
      1. A statement of requirement, often used in an organisation to instruct personnel as to a specific course of action.
Etymology: From policie < politia "the state" < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (politeia) "state, government" From police < polizza < apodissa "receipt for money" < Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (apodeixis) "proof, declaration"


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