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We have a just right to expect that our European policy will be the American policy of European courts.

We have exacted from him what is at variance with the fixed Chinese policy of ages.

We have never practiced the policy of competitive armaments.

Mr. Gladstone said that the policy of the Government was to "rescue and retire."

The policy of the opposition was coercion, while that of the government was autonomy.

It was characterized as "a policy of which peace, progress and retrenchment were the watchwords."

The policy of excluding the coasting trade from the measure he also condemned.

She must not be sacrificed to policy or ambition, and she must not be left to suffer from the dread of it.

We agreed to this also, but were soon convinced their policy was to take us prisoners.

The most marked incident in that policy has been the retention of Chitral.

WORD ORIGIN

"way of management," late 14c., policie, "study or practice of government; good government;" from Old French policie (14c.) "political organization, civil administration," from Late Latin politia "the state, civil administration," from Greek politeia "state, administration, government, citizenship," from polites "citizen," from polis "city, state" (see polis). Meaning "plan of action, way of management" first recorded c.1400.

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