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 Meanings and Examples of POLICY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
policy
 n.  settled method of government to administer; system of public or official administration
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Such a policy was difficult to enforce; some of the black refugees declared themselves freemen, others showed that their masters had deserted them, and still others were captured with forts and plantations.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
2  The debates wandered over the whole policy of the administration and the general question of slavery, without touching very closely the specific merits of the measure in hand.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
3  Of the foes without the Bureau, the bitterest were those who attacked not so much its conduct or policy under the law as the necessity for any such institution at all.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
4  In other periods of intensified prejudice all the Negro's tendency to self-assertion has been called forth; at this period a policy of submission is advocated.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
5  This policy has been courageously and insistently advocated for over fifteen years, and has been triumphant for perhaps ten years.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
6  We cannot settle this problem by diplomacy and suaveness, by "policy" alone.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
7  The struggle for reformatories, which has gone on in Virginia, Georgia, and other States, is the one encouraging sign of the awakening of some communities to the suicidal results of this policy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
8  I have not glossed over matters for policy's sake, for I fear we have already gone too far in that sort of thing.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
9  I felt that the Reconstruction policy, so far as it related to my race, was in a large measure on a false foundation, was artificial and forced.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter V.
10  I have found that there is a large element in the South that is quick to respond to straightforward, honest criticism of any wrong policy.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
11  Aunt Pitty, who had been the first to denounce Old Joe for his policy of retreat, was among the first to pack her trunks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  She had heard Ashley say that the South was being treated as a conquered province and that vindictiveness was the dominant policy of the conquerors.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
13  I no more felt unduly concerned for the landlord's policy of insurance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
14  Against this stern and unyielding morality, supported as it was by such visible policy, there was no appeal.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
15  On their arrival at the encampment of his people, Magua, in obedience to a policy seldom departed from, separated his prisoners.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  They hyped up the crowd with TV to sell their political policy.
17  Various interest groups have expressed their opposition to the policy.
18  War is famously'the continuation of policy by other means '.
19  She is one of those rare politicians whom one can trust not to swerve from policy and principle.
20  They believe that the European Community needs a common foreign and security policy.
21  Chinese people benefit a lot from the open-up policy.
22  Parliament today approved the policy, but it has not yet become law.
23  The policy has not yet brought any tangible benefits.
24  The effects of this policy spread far beyond children now at school.
25  The policy should bring greater monetary stability to the country.
26  The EU commission exercised its power to override British policy.
27  Buy an insurance policy that covers accidental damage.
28  Reducing inflation is central to the government's economic policy.
29  Economic policy in Europe should not be run by an unaccountable committee of governors of central banks.
30  Since there was soon to be a general election, the Prime Minister decided that a change of policy was politically expedient.