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position paper

n.
A detailed policy report that usually explains, justifies, or recommends a particular course of action.

posi′tion pa`per


n.
a formal, usu. detailed report, esp. on a single issue, articulating a position, viewpoint, or proposed policy.
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Noun1.position paper - a report that explains or justifies or recommends some particular policy
report, written report, study - a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; "this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale"
2.position paper - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)position paper - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)
memo, memoranda, memorandum - a written proposal or reminder
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Written by the members of the distinguished AAOMS Special Committee that prepared previous position papers on BRONJ in 2006 and 2009, the new MRONJ paper contains revisions to diagnosis, staging, and management strategies, and highlights the status of current research relating to this condition.
The position papers, setting out in detail the European Council of Optometry and Optics (ECOO) attitude to paediatric eye care and low vision, were published to mark World Optometry Day.
Position papers, which serve as longer expositions of an issue and have a fuller explanation of APHA policy, are recommended to be about 3,000 words.
Omirou also said that Christofias had indicated that he intended to discuss on the basis of the position papers already tabled by the Greek Cypriot side, and that any new document would be finalised at the National Council before being tabled formally.
Each chapter centers on one particular question in the ongoing EPBs debate and consists of several focused position papers on that question.
This is actually a collection of position papers, originally delivered to the Non-Governmental Organizations of the United Nations in Geneva in 1977.
Like other technical committees, CGB will occasionally submit written position papers on financial and/or accounting matters in response to formally proposed changes in government regulations.
Targeted to academic researchers, private practitioners, technicians and industry professionals, the Journal carries reviews, editorials, case reports and position papers, and will periodically produce supplement issues.
acknowledged that "on the streets of his small and largely black hometown, far from the bitterness of partisan agendas and position papers, Charles Pickering is a widely admired figure.
To this end, negotiation position papers (NPPs) help negotiators express their positions clearly and concisely during an incident.
NEHA recently contributed to the IFEH Board of Directors two of its adopted position papers as possible templates or beginning points for similar position papers IFEH might create.
So far this year, VICA has issued 29 position papers on issues ranging from a U.