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hon·or sys·tem

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honor system(noun)

    a system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others

    "the students are on the honor system"

Wiktionary

  1. honor system(Noun)

    A system, policy or understanding based on trust in the honesty, honor, or integrity of others.

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  1. Honor system

    An honor system or honesty system is a philosophical way of running a variety of endeavors based on trust, honor, and honesty. Something that operates under the rule of the "honor system" is usually something that does not have strictly enforced rules governing its principles. In British English, it would more often be called a "trust system" and should not be confused with the British honours system. The honor system is also a system granting freedom from customary surveillance with the understanding that those who are so freed will be bound by their honor to observe regulations, and will therefore not abuse the trust placed in them. A person engaged in an honor system has a strong negative concept of breaking or going against it. The negatives may include community shame, loss of status, loss of a personal sense of integrity and pride or in extreme situations, banishment from one's community.

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say honor system in sign language?

  1. honorsystem

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honor system in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honor system in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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