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honour system

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Definition of honour system in English:

noun

A system of payment or examinations which relies solely on the honesty of those concerned: most hotel minibars have worked on an honour system
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  • The fact is that Medicare was basically an honor system that didn't work because the rules were dishonored by too many dishonorable people.
  • Our honor system routinely rewards cheaters and punishes honesty.
  • While privileges can be suspended if this policy is violated, the system operates mostly under the honor system.

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