What does national policy mean?

Definitions for national policy

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  1. National Policy

    The National Policy was a Canadian economic program introduced by John A. Macdonald's Conservative Party in 1876 and put into action in 1879. It called for high tariffs on imported manufactured items to protect the manufacturing industry. Macdonald campaigned on the policy in the 1878 election, and defeated the Liberal Party, which supported free trade.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. national policy

    A broad course of action or statements of guidance adopted by the government at the national level in pursuit of national objectives.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of national policy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of national policy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Teppei Kobayashi:

    We are not aware of the discussion so we can’t comment, in general it is a matter of national policy, so if there is a decision that results in an order, we will follow that.

  2. Anthony Leiserowitz:

    What they're worried about is the solution, climate change is the ultimate collective-action problem. It's going to require local, state and national policy change, and it's going to require international cooperation, which means the United Nations.

  3. John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x:

    Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.

Images & Illustrations of national policy

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Translations for national policy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Politique nationaleFrench
  • राष्ट्रीय नीतिHindi

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