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: an overall plan, principle, or guideline
: one formulated outside of the judiciary [obligated to consider legislative on the matter in their decision]
n pl: -cies
: a contract of insurance
: the written instrument of such a contract
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.