rule book Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rule booknoun [C, usually singular]

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the set of ​ideas or ​principles that ​control an ​organization, ​job, or ​activity: The ​industryrulebookneeds to be ​updated to ​meet new ​safetystandards. He ​wonpromotions by ​deliveringresults without ​challenging the ​companyrulebook.
the way things are usually done in a particular ​activity, ​area of ​business, etc.: Designers threw out the ​rulebook and layered ​pieces such as skirts over trousers.
(Definition of rule book from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rule book”
in Chinese (Simplified) 规则手册,规章手册…
in Chinese (Traditional) 規則手冊,規章手冊…
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