Definition of Code of conduct

1. Noun. A set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group.

Exact synonyms: Code Of Behavior
Generic synonyms: Convention, Formula, Normal, Pattern, Rule
Specialized synonyms: Courtly Love, Knight Errantry, Protocol

Definition of Code of conduct

1. Noun. a set of rules to guide behaviour and decisions in a specified situation ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Code Of Conduct

code block
code enforcement
code face
code flag
code monkey
code name
code names
code of behavior
code of conduct (current term)
code of practice
code page
code pages
code point
code points
code review
code reviews
code signing

Literary usage of Code of conduct

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"Under the International Code of Conduct, unveiled in May 1997, to be eligible for arms transfers, a government would be obligated to meet a number of ..."

2. Lectures on the Ethics of T.H. Green, Mr. Herbert Spencer, and J. Martineau by Henry Sidgwick (1902)
"... the nature of the human beings composing such a society with sufficient definiteness and certainty to enable us to determine their code of conduct. ..."

3. Guatemala's Forgotten Children: Police Violence and Abuses in Detention by Lee Tucker, Human Rights Watch/Americas (1997)
"... APPENDIX D UN Code of Conduct For Law Enforcement Officials UN Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials, GA res. 34/169, annex, 34 UN GAOR Supp. ..."

4. World Disasters Report: 1994 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"In the event of armed conflict, the present Code of Conduct will be ... The Code of Conduct is presented first. Attached to it are three annexes, ..."

5. Accountability of the International Monetary Fund by Barry Carin, Angela Wood (2005)
"Codes of Conduct:'2 The IMP has a code of conduct for its staff and management ... 12 International Monetary Fund, Code of Conduct for Staff 31 July 1998, ..."

6. Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights by Jemera Rone (2003)
"... Talisman Signs Code of Conduct, December 1999 On October 26, 1999, the Canadian government set forth its Sudan policy in writing at a press conference ..."

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