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policy-making

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpɒləsiˌmeɪkɪŋ/
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS, ECONOMICS the activity of deciding new policies for a government, political party, etc.: Evidence based on research is vital to the process of policy-making.
Translations of “policy-making”
in Chinese (Traditional) 制定政策,決策…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制定政策,决策…
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