policy is a noun that means a set of rules or guidelines that are established by an authority in order to direct or influence the behavior of a group or individual. Policies can be created to sustain certain values or ensure that certain regulations are adhered to.
1. We have to adhere to the company's policy regarding vacation days.
2. It's important to remember the policy against talking on cell phones during business meetings.
3. Following the school's no-tolerance policy, the student was suspended for bringing weapons to campus.