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re·gime

also ré·gime  (rā-zhēm′, rĭ-)
n.
1.
a. A government, especially an oppressive or undemocratic one: a fascist regime.
b. A usually heavy-handed administration or group in charge of an organization: Raises were canceled under the new regime.
2.
a. A way of organizing or managing something; a system: an admissions regime at a college.
b. A regulated system of diet, exercise, or medical treatment; a regimen.
3. The period during which a particular administration or system prevails.
4. A prevailing pattern of water flow, as of a river.

[French régime, from Old French, from Latin regimen, from regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

regime

(reɪˈʒiːm) or

régime

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a system of government or a particular administration: a fascist regime; the regime of Fidel Castro.
2. (Sociology) a social system or order
3. (Medicine) med another word for regimen1
[C18: from French, from Latin regimen guidance, from regere to rule]

re•gime

or ré•gime

(rəˈʒim, reɪ-)

n.
1. a system of rule or government.
2. a ruling system.
3. a government in power.
4. the period during which a particular ruling system is in power.
[1770–80; < French régime < Latin regimen regimen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unitregime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
polity - a politically organized unit
authoritarian regime, authoritarian state - a government that concentrates political power in an authority not responsible to the people
bureaucracy - a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials
ancien regime - a political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution)
royal court, court - the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
Downing Street - the British government
empire - a group of countries under a single authority; "the British created a great empire"
federal government - a government with strong central powers
government-in-exile - a temporary government moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to rule when their country is liberated
local government - the government of a local area
military government, stratocracy - government by the military and an army
palace - the governing group of a kingdom; "the palace issued an order binding on all subjects"
papacy, pontificate - the government of the Roman Catholic Church
government department - a department of government
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
governance, governing body, organisation, administration, brass, establishment, organization - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
executive - persons who administer the law
judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
judicatory, judicial system, judiciary, judicature - the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
pupet regime, puppet government, puppet state - a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed
state - the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; "the state has lowered its income tax"
division - an administrative unit in government or business
state government - the government of a state in the United States
totalitarian state, totalitation regime - a government that subordinates the individual to the state and strictly controls all aspects of life by coercive measures
government officials, officialdom - people elected or appointed to administer a government
2.regime - (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)regime - (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

regime

noun
1. government, rule, authorities, management, administration, leadership, establishment, reign the collapse of the fascist regime
2. plan, course, system, policy, programme, scheme, diet, arrangement, procedure, regimen a drastic regime of economic reform

regime

noun
A system by which a political unit is controlled:
Translations
نِظام أو أُسْلوب حُكْم
režim
regime
stjórn-/stjórnarfar
valsts iekārta
režim

régime

regime [reɪˈʒiːm] N
1. (Pol) → régimen m
the ancien régimeel antiguo régimen
under the Nazi régimebajo el régimen de los nazis
2. (= system, programme) → régimen m

regime

régime [reɪˈʒiːm] n
(= rulers) → régime m
a military regime → un régime militaire
the Franco regime → le régime de Franco
(= organizational system) → régime m
a strict prison regime → un régime carcéral strict
(= diet and exercise) → régime m de vie
From now on you must keep to a really strict regime of diet and exercise → À partir de maintenant, vous devez suivre un régime de vie vraiment strict fondé sur une bonne alimentation et de l'exercice physique.
a fitness regime → un régime de remise en formeregime change nchangement m de régime

regime

n
(Pol) → Regime nt; regime changeFührungswechsel m
(fig: = management, social system etc) → System nt

régime

[reɪˈʒiːm] nregime m

régime,

regime

(reiˈʒiːm) noun
a (system of) government. a Communist régime.

regime

n. régimen, regla, plan, esp. en referencia a una dieta o ejercicio físico.
References in classic literature ?
The iron bars were a relic of the old regime, and no one had ever thought of dislodging them.
And though, of course, in the flood of light that is now poured on education, these are left far away in the rear, yet it is an undisputed fact that our grandmothers raised some tolerably fair men and women under this regime, as many of us can remember and testify.
Just as she was she could have sat in advance for the portrait of the young daughter of the Regent d'Orleans, at the famous dinner whence she was carried, foul-mouthed, intoxicated, and helpless, to her bed, in the lost and lamented days of the Ancient Regime.
A telephone call under the boy regime meant Bedlam and five minutes; afterwards, under the girl regime, it meant silence and twenty seconds.
For the rest, so little do they conceal the reactionary character of their criticism that their chief accusation against the bourgeoisie amounts to this, that under the bourgeois regime a class is being developed, which is destined to cut up root and branch the old order of society.
The other, gentle and polished, elegant and nice, attaining his ends by the slow and infallible means of diplomacy, faithful to good taste, was the express image of the old courtier regime.
UNDER this rigid regime Martin's prosperity increased.
It was in the economy of this REGIME that Tess Durbeyfield had undertaken to fill a place.
Under the old regime it required sixty priests to engineer it--the Government does it with five, now, and the others are discharged from service.
which possibly contained a bitter allusion to the regime of the cloister; sometimes a simple maxim of clerical discipline formulated in a regular hexameter
Moret was in those days an old-fashioned town of one street at the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau, and the Ecu d'Or was a hotel which still had about it the decrepit air of the Ancien Regime.
I think it will be difficult to return to the old regime.

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