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Policy

(ˈpäləsē)
NOUN (plural: policies)
a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual.

Our government’s economic policy is under review.

Wonk

(wäNGk)
NOUN slang (plural: wonks)
a person who takes an enthusiastic or excessive interest in the specialized details of a particular subject or field, especially political policy.

Let’s ask an economy wonk for his opinion.

Policy WonkS

(ˈpäləsē wäNGks)
NOUN (plural: policy wonks)
politics, government, informal
a person who studies or develops strategies and political policies, especially one with a keen interest in and aptitude for technical details.

Peter and Jeff have the reputation of being economic and innovation policy wonks.

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