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English definition of “code of conduct”

code of conduct

noun [C]
 
 
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
a set of rules about how to behave and do business with other people: The pharmaceutical industry's voluntary code of conduct says doctors may not be given gifts in exchange for an agreement to prescribe a product.
(Definition of code of conduct from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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