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honor system

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhonor systemˈhonor ˌsystem noun [singular] American English  OBEYan agreement between members of a group to obey rules, although no one checks to make sure that they are being followed
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honor systemIn the past, an honor system prevented this contagion of broken trust.Ticket buying is on the honor system.
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