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reg·u·late

 (rĕg′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing, reg·u·lates
1. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
2. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement: regulate temperature.
3. To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
4. To put or maintain in order: regulate one's eating habits.

[Middle English, from Late Latin rēgulāre, rēgulāt-, from Latin rēgula, rod, rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reg′u·la′tive, reg′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.regulatory - restricting according to rules or principles; "a regulatory gene"
restrictive - serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"

regulatory

adjective
Of or relating to government:
Translations

regulatory

[ˈregjʊˌleɪtərɪ] ADJregulador

regulatory

[ˌrɛgjʊˈleɪtəri] adj [system, body] → régulateur/trice

regulatory

adjRegulierungs-; regulatory authority/bodyRegulierungsbehörde f/-organ nt; regulatory controlbehördliche Kontrolle; regulatory approvalGenehmigung fdurch die Regulierungsbehörde
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