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      n   a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc.  
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policy          [1]  
      n   pl   , -cies  
1    a plan of action adopted or pursued by an individual, government, party, business, etc.  
2    wisdom, prudence, shrewdness, or sagacity  
3      (Scot)   often pl   the improved grounds surrounding a country house  
     (C14: from Old French policie, from Latin politia administration, polity)  

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1    action, approach, code, course, custom, guideline, line, plan, practice, procedure, programme, protocol, rule, scheme, stratagem, theory  
2    discretion, good sense, prudence, sagacity, shrewdness, wisdom  

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expression used when nothing is going well
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
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