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Regulation

Regulation

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Prescribed by or according to regulation
"Regulation army equipment"

noun


(2)   The act of controlling or directing according to rule
"Fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
(3)   The act of bringing to uniformity; making regular
(4)   A principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
"It was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"
"Short haircuts were the regulation"
(5)   An authoritative rule
(6)   (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered
(7)   The state of being controlled or governed
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization.
    Army regulations state a soldier AWOL over 30 days is a deserter.