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HONOR SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does honor system mean? 

HONOR SYSTEM (noun)
  The noun HONOR SYSTEM has 1 sense:

1. a system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others

  Familiarity information: HONOR SYSTEM used as a noun is very rare.


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HONOR SYSTEM (noun)


Sense 1honor system [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A system of conduct in which participants are trusted not to take unfair advantage of others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

the students are on the honor system

Hypernyms ("honor system" is a kind of...):

system; system of rules (a complex of methods or rules governing behavior)


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