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Regulation

Regulation Meaning & Definition
Regulation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Regulation?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Regulation: ordinance | regularisation | regularization | regulating | rule | standard

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Regulation In Webster's Dictionary

\Reg`u*la"tion\ (-l?"sh?n), n. 1. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated. The temper and regulation of our own minds. --Macaulay. 2. A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school. {Regulation sword}, {cap}, {uniform}, etc. (Mil.), a sword, cap, uniform, etc., of the kind or quality prescribed by the official regulations. Syn: {Law}; rule; method; principle; order; precept. See {Law}.

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