Definitions

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  • n. A rule or convention that is not formal policy.
  • adj. Not of or pertaining to policy.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ policy

Examples

  • Mr. Lee's transition team said yesterday that the incoming government plans to set up a financial holding company comprising Daewoo Securities and KDB's nonpolicy division and investment-banking business.

    Daewoo Plan

  • And it is the greatest tragedy of the Bush administration's nonpolicy on global warming that we have wasted five (going on eight) crucial years when the trajectory of Chinese emissions might have been nudged in a better direction — when, to put it simplistically, we might have helped them build windmills and hybrid cars rather than watch idly as they built one coal-fired power plant after another.

    'The Coming Meltdown'

  • With such an amorphously bellicose foreign nonpolicy, this president and this administration, inward-looking and domestically centered as they are, are going to block themselves.

    Know Thy President

  • Our army and the soldiers in it are being torn apart by the insanity of Bush’s stay the course nonpolicy.

    Firedoglake » Head Cheese

  • Some drafting room people were missing, some chief nurses didn’t show up, minor government people on the nonpolicy level couldn’t be located.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • "Such a governor should be doing nothing but the routine business of a nonpolicy-making, non-partisan nature.

    Zee News : India National

  • In my view, and in the view of many, such a governor should be doing nothing but routine business of a nonpolicy-making, nonpartisan nature, "Cardinale said.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

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