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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the policy of granting equal trade opportunities to all countries;
[syn: open-door policy, open door]

2. freedom of access;
- Example: "he maintained an open door for all employees"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Open door \O"pen door\ (a) Open or free admission to all; hospitable welcome; free opportunity. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] She of the open soul and open door, With room about her hearth for all mankind. --Lowell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] (b) In modern diplomacy, opportunity for political and commercial intercourse open to all upon equal terms, esp. with reference to a nation whose policy is wholly or partially fixed by nations foreign to itself, or to territory newly acquired by a conquering nation. In this sense, often used adjectively, as, open-door system, open-door policy, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] The steps taken by Britain to maintain the open door have so far proved to be perfectly futile. --A. R. Colquhoun. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

open door n 1: the policy of granting equal trade opportunities to all countries [syn: open-door policy, open door] 2: freedom of access; "he maintained an open door for all employees"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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