• US /ˈpɑlɪsi/
  • UK /'pɒləsɪ/
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  • n. 政策; 政策 ; 施政方針 ; 策略 ; 方策 ; 深思 ; 智謀 ; 賢明 ; 策 ; 方針;
  • The new insurance policy was much more expensive than the old one
  • The policy needed updating to reflect the change in the law

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  1. 1. A legitimate purpose.
    #1 - Dude, that guy has no policy. #2 - What's the policy here?
  2. An excuse to do what you want to do, regardless how senseless it is.
    All you have to do is get a [committee] to approve it.
  3. A sad husk of debate. Once consisting of eloquent remarks and compelling speeches, it has turned into a glorified research session in which kids present their months of research on how pretty much anything the other side does will lead to nuclear war in a span of eight minutes. While many policy debaters boast about their ability to speak at speeds unimaginable to the average person, this may be considered a sign of denial; after all, if speaking so no one can understand you is the only element of debate you have, it's not much of debate, is it?
    Tim: Hey Jim, did you see that policy round? Jim: Yeah, what the fuck were they talking about? Tim: All I could understand was that helping stop global warming leads to nuclear war. They were talking so quickly. Jim: Yeah, no one wants to hear that shit.