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open door

n.
1. Unhindered admission or access.
2. A policy whereby a nation trades with all other nations on equal terms.

o′pen-door′ adj.
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open-door

adjective
Not restricted or confined to few:
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open-door

[ˌəʊpənˈdɔːʳ] ADJ open-door policypolítica f de puerta abierta
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He said all the officers must adopt an open-door policy and listen to the complaints of people and resolve them on a priority basis.
This, he said, was according to the directives of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who had always emphasised the importance of an Open-Door Policy for all citizens.
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Our open-door policy which our pro-euro politicians have forced upon us to support the principles of a flawed Utopian European State is now exposing both the weakness of these open-door policies and the pathetic ineptitude of our politicians.
The experience of the Vilnius Group countries of NATO's open-door policy and their benefits from the full-fledged membership of the Alliance were presented at the meeting.
Bahrain has pledged to cut bureaucracy through an open-door policy aimed at ensuring people to have easier access to municipal services.
"Since the time of the late King Abdul Aziz, the government has pursued an open-door policy where the rulers would receive citizens, listen to their complaints and resolve their problems.
Summary: The Algerian experience and achievements in the field of transportation were highlighted Wednesday in Addis Ababa, by Transportation Minister Amar Tou, during an open-door conference on infrastructures in Africa.
The first three chapters establish a foundation for understanding the open-door philosophy by defining the dimensions of the emerging model, describing the increasingly diverse constituencies, and presenting the leadership challenges in transforming the open door.
* Coming as part of McDonald's food quality campaign which was launched earlier this year, the Open-Door Program is an opportunity for the public to come and have a closer look at the ingredients used, the preparation process, and hygiene and safety measures in place when preparing McDonald's foodMcDonald's Jordan's Vice President Ms Farah Armoush said, "I encourage everyone to take the tour in our kitchen, to learn more about the high quality standards applied in all our operations, and to better understand how we operate behind the counter and how we maintain high quality and safety measures all the way from receiving the raw ingredients to the counter where the food is served fresh to the customers.