Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A policy is an official rule or idea that explains how to act in certain situations.

Examples: (noun) In at least one case there was a deliberate policy decision not to involve the police. (noun) The government is suggesting a significant change in economic policy. (noun) The college policy is that teachers may not have any sexual relationship with students.

Synonyms: nouns: rule, law.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 B