English noun: system of rules
|1.||system of rules (cognition) a complex of methods or rules governing behavior|
|Samples||They have to operate under a system they oppose.|
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|Narrower (hyponym)||accounting, anthroposophy, discipline, ethic, ethical code, frame, frame of reference, gambling system, government, honor system, logic, logic, logical system, merit system, organon, point system, program, programme, spoils system, system of logic, theological system, theology, theosophy|