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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 ?
The regulation of foreign commerce, having fallen within several views which have been taken of this subject, has been too fully discussed to need additional proofs here of its being properly submitted to the federal administration.
The regulation of commerce with the Indian tribes is very properly unfettered from two limitations in the articles of Confederation, which render the provision obscure and contradictory.
Court-martial and degradation follow swiftly, unless as is often the case, the unfortunate man takes his own life before this unjust and heartless regulation can hold him up to public scorn.
In a way, the regulation was a good one, for it certainly accomplished that for which it was intended.
To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;
You will swear ('tis the regulation that requires it)," added the governor, "never to reveal anything that you have seen or heard in the Bastile.
Yes, who lays hands," said Gryphus, mad with rage, "but there is not a word about a stick in the regulation.
Thedora tells me that a retired civil servant of her acquaintance has a uniform to sell--one cut to regulation pattern and in good repair, as well as likely to go very cheap.
Now those things in which a city should be one are of different sorts, and in preserving an alternate reciprocation of power between these, the safety thereof consists (as I have already mentioned in my treatise on Morals), for amongst freemen and equals this is absolutely necessary; for all cannot govern at the same time, but either by the year, or according to some other regulation or time, by which means every one in his turn will be in office; as if the shoemakers and carpenters should exchange occupations, and not always be employed in the same calling.
I know myself that one cannot help one's sympathies and antipathies," thought Prince Andrew, "so it will not do to present my proposal for the reform of the army regulations to the Emperor personally, but the project will speak for itself.
The regulations which we are prescribing, my good Adeimantus, are not, as might be supposed, a number of great principles, but trifles all, if care be taken, as the saying is, of the one great thing,-- a thing, however, which I would rather call, not great, but sufficient for our purpose.
It is not at all probable that this unbridled spirit would pay much respect to those regulations of trade by which particular States might endeavor to secure exclusive benefits to their own citizens.