from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A set of procedures under which persons, especially students or prisoners, are trusted to act without direct supervision in situations that might allow for dishonest behavior.
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- n. A system, policy or understanding based on trust in the honesty, honor, or integrity of others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others
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