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Policy vs. Framework

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Policynoun

(obsolete) The art of governance; political science.

Frameworknoun

(literally) A support structure comprising joined parts or conglomerated particles and intervening open spaces of similar or larger size.

Policynoun

(obsolete) A state; a polity.

Frameworknoun

(literally) The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.

Policynoun

(obsolete) A set political system; civil administration.

Frameworknoun

(figuratively) The larger branches of a tree that determine its shape.

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Policynoun

(obsolete) A trick; a stratagem.

Frameworknoun

(figuratively) A basic conceptual structure.

‘These ‘three principles of connexion’ compose the framework of principles in Hume's account of the association of ideas.’;

Policynoun

A principle of behaviour, conduct etc. thought to be desirable or necessary, especially as formally expressed by a government or other authoritative body.

‘The Communist Party has a policy of returning power to the workers.’;

Frameworknoun

(software engineering) A reusable piece of code (and, sometimes, other utilities) providing a standard environment within which an application can be implemented.

Policynoun

Wise or advantageous conduct; prudence, formerly also with connotations of craftiness.

Frameworknoun

(literally) The identification and categorisation of processes or steps that constitute a complex task or mindset in order to render explicit the tacit and implicit.

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Policynoun

Specifically, political shrewdness or (formerly) cunning; statecraft.

Frameworknoun

The work of framing, or the completed work; the frame or constructional part of anything; as, the framework of society.

‘A staunch and solid piece of framework.’;

Policynoun

The grounds of a large country house.

Frameworknoun

Work done in, or by means of, a frame or loom.

Policynoun

(obsolete) Motive; object; inducement.

Frameworknoun

a simplified description of a complex entity or process;

‘the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems’;

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Policynoun

(law)

Frameworknoun

the underlying structure;

‘restoring the framework of the bombed building’; ‘it is part of the fabric of society’;

Policynoun

A contract of insurance.

Frameworknoun

a structure supporting or containing something

Policynoun

A document containing or certifying this contract.

‘Your insurance policy covers fire and theft only.’;

Frameworknoun

an essential supporting structure of a building, vehicle, or object

‘a conservatory in a delicate framework of iron’;

Policynoun

(obsolete) An illegal daily lottery in late nineteenth and early twentieth century USA on numbers drawn from a lottery wheel (no plural)

Frameworknoun

a basic structure underlying a system, concept, or text

‘the theoretical framework of political sociology’;

Policynoun

A number pool lottery

Policyverb

(transitive) To regulate by laws; to reduce to order.

Policynoun

Civil polity.

Policynoun

The settled method by which the government and affairs of a nation are, or may be, administered; a system of public or official administration, as designed to promote the external or internal prosperity of a state.

Policynoun

The method by which any institution is administered; system of management; course.

Policynoun

Management or administration based on temporal or material interest, rather than on principles of equity or honor; hence, worldly wisdom; dexterity of management; cunning; stratagem.

Policynoun

Prudence or wisdom in the management of public and private affairs; wisdom; sagacity; wit.

‘The very policy of a hostess, finding his purse so far above his clothes, did detect him.’;

Policynoun

Motive; object; inducement.

‘What policy have you to bestow a benefit where it is counted an injury?’;

Policynoun

A ticket or warrant for money in the public funds.

Policynoun

The writing or instrument in which a contract of insurance is embodied; an instrument in writing containing the terms and conditions on which one party engages to indemnify another against loss arising from certain hazards, perils, or risks to which his person or property may be exposed. See Insurance.

Policynoun

A method of gambling by betting as to what numbers will be drawn in a lottery; as, to play policy.

Policyverb

To regulate by laws; to reduce to order.

Policynoun

a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government;

‘they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation’;

Policynoun

a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group;

‘it was a policy of retribution’; ‘a politician keeps changing his policies’;

Policynoun

written contract or certificate of insurance;

‘you should have read the small print on your policy’;

Policynoun

a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by an organization or individual

‘it is not company policy to dispense with our older workers’; ‘the government's controversial economic policies’;

Policynoun

prudent or expedient conduct or action

‘a course of policy and wisdom’;

Policynoun

a contract of insurance

‘they took out a joint policy’;

Policynoun

an illegal lottery or numbers game

‘he swore that he had never played policy in his life’;

Policy

Policy is a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent, and is implemented as a procedure or protocol.

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