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an umbrella policyReference insurance terminology. An additional protection beyond the basic policy to cover the unusual, the vastly unpredictable, in a loss or damage incident.Rate it:

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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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ostrich policyThe tendency to ignore obvious problems and pretend they don't exist.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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NIBMARAbbreviation of no independence before majority rule : a policy adopted by the United Kingdom requiring the implementation of majority rule in a colony, rather than rule by the white colonial minority, before the colony could be granted independence.Rate it:

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that's the way it isconditions extant, situation at hand, current WX conditions, stock market report, physical condition, environmental conditions, bank account balances:Rate it:

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devil is in the detailsThe specific provisions of, or particular steps for implementing, a general plan, policy, or contract may be complicated, controversial, or unworkable.Rate it:

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alicuius in re publica or capessendae rei publicae consilia eo spectant, ut...a man's policy is aiming at, directed towards...Rate it:

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c'est avec la bonne foi qu'on va le plus loinHonesty is the best policy.Rate it:

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c'est une économie de bouts de chandelleThat is penny-wise and pound-foolish; That is spoiling the ship for a ha’porth (halfpennyworth) of tar; That is a cheese-paring policy.Rate it:

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China syndromeA behavior, policy, or situation characteristic of or involving China; an actual or potential catastrophe, especially one involving China.Rate it:

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climb downAn abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.Rate it:

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comfort zoneThe range of temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors that people or other organisms require in order to be physiologically unstressed.Rate it:

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consilium habere, convocareto hold a council of war.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

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greenwashA false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness used to conceal or obscure damaging activities.Rate it:

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gunboat diplomacyThe pursuit of foreign policy objectives with the aid of conspicuous displays of military power.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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pileupa collection of Jumbled vehicles, piled atop each other as a result of any number of untoward, unsafe vehicle operation or environmental factors occurring on a roadway, street, freeway, railway:Rate it:

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politica del bastone e della carotacarrot and stick policyRate it:

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publicum consilium (Phil. 7.7. 19)the council of the nation; the senate.Rate it:

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rem ad consilium deferreto refer a matter to a council of war.Rate it:

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think tankA group of which performs research and develops reports and recommendations on topics relating to strategic planning or public policy, and which is usually funded by corporations, interest groups, or government.Rate it:

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un coup d'étatA sudden, unexpected act of policy; A violent change in the Government (e.g. 18 brumaire 1799, or 2 décembre 1851).Rate it:

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urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.Rate it:

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百花齊放,百家爭鳴classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period in 475 BC to 221 BC, but adopted as a policy by Mao Zedong to promote progress in the arts and sciences, and the development of a dynamic socialist cultureRate it:

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走出去Go Global, Go Out; see Go Out policyRate it:

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