Meaning of REGULATION in English

REGULATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ regjʊleɪʃ(ə)n ]

( regulations)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Regulations are rules made by a government or other authority in order to control the way something is done or the way people behave.

The European Union has proposed new regulations to control the hours worked by its employees...

= rule

N-COUNT : usu pl

2.

Regulation is the controlling of an activity or process, usually by means of rules.

Some in the market now want government regulation in order to reduce costs.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n

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