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English definition of “open-door policy”

open-door policy

noun [C]
 
 
HR if a company has an open-door policy, managers are happy to listen to anything that employees want to discuss or to any problems they might have : We have a complete open-door policy at every level.
ECONOMICS, POLITICS if a country has an open-door policy, it encourages other countries to trade with it or invest in it, and people are free to enter it to live, work, etc.: No one is advocating an open-door policy.
(Definition of open-door policy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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