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  Definition of regulation
  1. the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
  2. the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
  3. a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
  4. an authoritative rule
  5. (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
  6. the state of being controlled or governed
  7. prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment"
Similar Words: regulating, regularization, regularisation, rule, ordinance

 

Hyponyms: devaluation, gun control, indexation, coordination, limitation, restriction, guidepost, guideline, rule of thumb, cy pres, rule of cy pres, cy pres doctrine, working principle, working rule, game law, age limit, assize, speed limit

 

Derivational Morphology: regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern, determine, shape, mold, influence

 

Anagrams: urogenital

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 規則   Dutch: regeling  
Finnish: säännös   French: règlement  
German: Regelung   Hungarian: előírás  
Italian: regolamento   Japanese: 規則  
Korean: 규칙   Norwegian: regulering  
Portuguese: regulamento   Russian: устав  
Spanish: reglamento   Swedish: reglering  
 
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