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reg·u·la·tion

 (rĕg′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
2. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
3. A governmental order having the force of law. Also called executive order.
4. Embryology The capacity of an embryo to continue normal development following injury to or alteration of a structure.
5. Sports The standard playing period for a timed game, prior to overtime or a shootout.

regulation

(ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of regulating
2. a rule, principle, or condition that governs procedure or behaviour
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a governmental or ministerial order having the force of law
4. (Zoology) embryol the ability of an animal embryo to develop normally after its structure has been altered or damaged in some way
5. (modifier) as required by official rules or procedure: regulation uniform.
6. (modifier) normal; usual; conforming to accepted standards: a regulation haircut.
7. (Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering the change in voltage occurring when a load is connected across a power supply, caused by internal resistance (for direct current) or internal impedance (alternating current)

reg•u•la•tion

(ˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a law, rule, or other order prescribed by authority, esp. to regulate conduct.
2. the act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
adj.
3. prescribed by or conforming to regulation: regulation equipment.
4. usual; normal; customary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regulation - an authoritative rule
game law - a regulation intended to manage or preserve game animals
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
age limit - regulation establishing the maximum age for doing something or holding some position
assize - the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
speed limit - regulation establishing the top speed permitted on a given road
2.regulation - a principle or condition that customarily governs behaviorregulation - a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
concept, conception, construct - an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
limitation, restriction - a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
guidepost, rule of thumb, guideline - a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior
cy pres, cy pres doctrine, rule of cy pres - a rule that when literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator should be carried out as nearly as possible
working principle, working rule - a rule that is adequate to permit work to be done
3.regulation - the state of being controlled or governed
ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
4.regulation - (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
embryology - the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
5.regulation - the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
6.regulation - the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
devaluation - an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
gun control - efforts to regulate or control sales of guns
indexation - a system of economic regulation: wages and interest are tied to the cost-of-living index in order to reduce the effects of inflation
timing - the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)
restriction, limitation - an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
Adj.1.regulation - prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment"
standard - conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"

regulation

noun
2. control, government, management, administration, direction, arrangement, supervision, governance, rule They also have responsibility for the regulation of nurseries.
adjective
1. conventional, official, standard, required, normal, usual, prescribed, mandatory, customary He wears the regulation dark suit of corporate America.

regulation

noun
1. A principle governing affairs within or among political units:
2. A code or set of codes governing action or procedure, for example:
Translations
أنْظِمَه، تَعْليمات، قَوانينتَنْظِيمتَنْظيم، ضَبْط
nařízenípředepsanýpředpisregulaceseřízení
regelforeskrevetindstillingjustering
määrus
sääntö
regulacija
szabályozás
regla, reglugerîstilling
規則
규정
nastaveniepredpísaný
uravnavanje
regel
กฎระเบียบ
quy định

regulation

[ˌregjʊˈleɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= rule) → norma f
fire regulationsnormas fpl de seguridad contraincendios
safety regulationsnormas fpl de seguridad
it's against (the) regulationsva contra las normas or el reglamento
see also rule
2. (= control) (no pl) [of industry, products, prices, temperature, level, pressure] → regulación f
a body responsible for the regulation of independent televisionun organismo regulador responsable de las cadenas de televisión independientes
see also self-regulation
3. (Tech) [of machine, mechanism] → regulación f, reglaje m
B. CPD (= statutory) [dress, size, haircut] → reglamentario

regulation

[ˌrɛgjʊˈleɪʃən]
n
(= rule) → réglementation f
new safety regulations → de nouvelles réglementations de sécurité
against the regulations → contraire aux réglementations
That's against the regulations → C'est contraire aux réglementations.
(= control) → réglementation f
government regulation → réglementation gouvernementale
modif [size, shape] → réglementaireregulation time n (SPORT) (= normal time) → temps m réglementaire
at the end of regulation time → à l'issue du temps réglementaire

regulation

n
(= regulating)Regulierung f; (of flow, expenditure also, traffic, lifestyle)Regelung f
(= rule)Vorschrift f; (of government etc)Verordnung f, → Vorschrift f; the regulations of the societydie Satzung der Gesellschaft; according to (the) regulationslaut Vorschrift/Satzung; to be contrary to or against (the) regulationsgegen die Vorschrift(en)/Satzung verstoßen
(US Sport) → reguläre Spielzeit
attr boots, dressvorgeschrieben; army regulation bootsvorgeschriebene Armeestiefel pl

regulation

[ˌrɛgjʊˈleɪʃn]
1. n (rule) → regolamento, regola; (adjustment) → regolazione f
2. adj (item, clothing) → di ordinanza

regular

(ˈregjulə) adjective
1. usual. Saturday is his regular day for shopping; That isn't our regular postman, is it?
2. (American) normal. He's too handicapped to attend a regular school.
3. occurring, acting etc with equal amounts of space, time etc between. They placed guards at regular intervals round the camp; Is his pulse regular?
4. involving doing the same things at the same time each day etc. a man of regular habits.
5. frequent. He's a regular visitor; He's one of our regular customers.
6. permanent; lasting. He's looking for a regular job.
7. (of a noun, verb etc) following one of the usual grammatical patterns of the language. `Walk' is a regular verb, but `go' is an irregular verb.
8. the same on both or all sides or parts; neat; symmetrical. a girl with regular features; A square is a regular figure.
9. of ordinary size. I don't want the large size of packet – just give me the regular one.
10. (of a soldier) employed full-time, professional; (of an army) composed of regular soldiers.
noun
1. a soldier in the regular army.
2. a regular customer (eg at a bar).
ˌreguˈlarity (-ˈla-) noun
ˈregularly adverb
1. at regular times, places etc. His heart was beating regularly.
2. frequently. He comes here regularly.
ˈregulate (-leit) verb
1. to control. We must regulate our spending; Traffic lights are used to regulate traffic.
2. to adjust (a piece of machinery etc) so that it works at a certain rate etc. Can you regulate this watch so that it keeps time accurately?
ˌreguˈlation noun
1. a rule or instruction. There are certain regulations laid down as to how this job should be done, and these must be obeyed; (also adjective) Please use envelopes of the regulation size.
2. the act of regulating. the regulation of a piece of machinery.
ˈregulator (-lei-) noun
a thing that regulates (a piece of machinery etc).

regulation

تَنْظِيم regulace regel Vorschrift ρύθμιση reglamentación sääntö réglementation regulacija regolamento 規則 규정 regulering forskrift nakaz regulamento регулирование regel กฎระเบียบ yönetmelik quy định 规则

reg·u·la·tion

n. regulación, norma o regla.
References in classic literature ?
But the sea in those old times heaved, swelled, and foamed very much at its own will, or subject only to the tempestuous wind, with hardly any attempts at regulation by human law.
Clare had first returned from the north, impressed with the system and order of his uncle's kitchen arrangements, he had largely provided his own with an array of cupboards, drawers, and various apparatus, to induce systematic regulation, under the sanguine illusion that it would be of any possible assistance to Dinah in her arrangements.
She took Miss Jones to the robing-room, and soon brought her back in regulation trim, and then we entered the ballroom with this benefactress unchallenged.
They were so pleased that they gave the regulation thirty days' notice, the required preparation for citizenship, and resolved to finish their days in this pleasant place.
Two hours she devoted to her diary; two to working by herself in the kitchen-garden; and one to the regulation of her accounts.
Your regulation is rather awkward to strangers,' said Miss Murdstone.
And while their manners were thus the subject of sarcastic observation, the untaught Saxons unwittingly transgressed several of the arbitrary rules established for the regulation of society.
I have indeed observed the same disposition among most of the mathematicians I have known in Europe, although I could never discover the least analogy between the two sciences; unless those people suppose, that because the smallest circle has as many degrees as the largest, therefore the regulation and management of the world require no more abilities than the handling and turning of a globe; but I rather take this quality to spring from a very common infirmity of human nature, inclining us to be most curious and conceited in matters where we have least concern, and for which we are least adapted by study or nature.
A convention of delegates from the State Legislatures, independent of the Congress itself, was the expedient which presented itself for effecting the purpose, and an augmentation of the powers of Congress for the regulation of commerce, as the object for which this assembly was to be convened.
No person held to service or labor in one State, under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall in consequence of any law or regulation therein be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due.
The regulation of these various and interfering interests forms the principal task of modern legislation, and involves the spirit of party and faction in the necessary and ordinary operations of the government.
Often, when du Bousquier went to a grand dinner, he would take Rene to wait at table; on such occasions he made him take off his blue cotton jacket, with its big pockets hanging round his hips, and always bulging with handkerchiefs, clasp-knives, fruits, or a handful of nuts, and forced him to put on a regulation coat.