US: /ˈpɑɫəsi/
UK: /pˈɒlɪsi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

policy /'pɔlisi/
  • danh từ
    • chính sách (của chính phủ, đảng...)
      • foreign policy: chính sách đối ngoại
    • cách xử sự, cách giải quyết (vấn đề...) đường lối hành động
      • it is the best policy: đó là đường lối tốt nhất, đó là cách xử sự tốt nhất
    • sự khôn ngoan, sự khôn khéo, sự tin tưởng, sự sáng suốt, sự sắc bén (về chính trị, về sự chỉ đạo công việc)
    • (Ê-cốt) vườn rộng (quanh lâu đài)
    • danh từ
      • hợp đồng, khế ước
        • insurance policy; policy of insurance (assurance): hợp đồng bảo hiểm

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun (plural policies)
    1 [C, U] ~ (on sth) a plan of action agreed or chosen by a political party, a business, etc: the present government's policy on education + The company has adopted a firm policy on shoplifting. + US foreign / domestic policy + They have had a significant change in policy on paternity leave. + a policy document
    2 [C, U] (formal) a principle that you believe in that influences how you behave; a way in which you usually behave: She is following her usual policy of ignoring all offers of help. + (saying) Honesty is the best policy.
    3 [C] a written statement of a contract of insurance: Check the terms of the policy before you sign.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    approach, procedure, (game) plan, design, scheme, programme, method, system, management, conduct, behaviour, strategy, tactic(s), principle(s), protocol, regulation, rule, custom, way, practice, ways and means, action:
    What policy should we follow regarding interest rates?

    Collocation dictionary

    1 plan of action


    clear, coherent | conscious, deliberate
    a deliberate policy to involve people of all ages in the scheme
    | strict | controversial | official, public | government, party | company | domestic, internal, national, regional | open-door
    an open-door policy for migrant workers
    | agricultural, conservation, economic, educational, energy, environmental, financial, fiscal, foreign, housing, industrial, military, social, transport, etc.


    develop, formulate, frame, shape | establish, implement, introduce | adopt, carry out, follow, pursue
    The government followed a policy of restraint in public spending.
    | have, operate
    The company operates a strict no-smoking policy.


    be aimed at sth
    a policy aimed at halting economic recession


    decision, making | change, review | document, statement


    ~ of
    The company's policy of expansion has created many new jobs.
    | ~ on
    the party's policy on housing


    a matter of policy
    It is a matter of company policy that we do not disclose the names of clients.

    2 insurance contract


    insurance | contents, life, motor, etc.


    take out | renew


    cover sb/sth
    The policy covers (you for) accidental loss or damage.
    | expire


    holder | schedule


    in a/the ~
    risks defined in the policy
    | under a/the ~
    the types of claims covered under the policy

    Concise English dictionary

    policies'pɑlɪsɪ /'pɒlɪ-
    +a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    +a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    +written contract or certificate of insurance