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rule book

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
the way things are usually done in a particular activity, area of business, etc.: Designers threw out the rule book and layered pieces such as skirts over trousers.
Translations of “rule book”
in Chinese (Traditional) 規則手冊,規章手冊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 规则手册,规章手册…
(Definition of rule book from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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