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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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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.
The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) periodically issues position papers that deal with issues, policies, and practices that have an impact on the education of gifted and talented students.
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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.
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.