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  Words related to regulation

Related / Similar Words: regulating, regularization, regularisation, rule, ordinance

 

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

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    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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