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/

Examples from literature

  • The practice in civil actions as provided by the statutes of Minnesota is similar— if not actually the same— to the New York code of practice. 

(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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