Meaning of “code of practice” in the English Dictionary

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"code of practice" in British English

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code of practicenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkəʊd əv ˈpræk.tɪs/ us /ˌkoʊd əv ˈpræk.tɪs/

a set of standards agreed on by a group of people who do a particular job

(Definition of “code of practice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"code of practice" in Business English

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code of practicenoun [ C ]

uk us SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

a set of agreed standards that people who do a particular job should follow:

Manufacturers agreed to draw up a code of practice on the promotion of alcoholic drinks.

(Definition of “code of practice” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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