Meaning of REGULATION in English

REGULATION

I.

noun

1 control of sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ strict , tight , tough

those opposed to tighter ~ of banks

▪ increased

▪ excessive

Businesses should be free from excessive government ~.

▪ federal , government , governmental , international , official , professional , public , state

▪ legal , statutory

▪ voluntary

▪ economic , environmental , financial

▪ price , temperature

VERB + REGULATION

▪ call for , demand

They are calling for tighter ~ of the industry.

▪ introduce

▪ be subject to

Food additives are subject to government ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ by

~ by local authorities

▪ ~ of

the ~ of the medical profession

2 ( usually regulations ) law/rule

ADJECTIVE

▪ strict , stringent , tight , tough

The act imposes more stringent ~s on atmospheric pollution.

Tighter ~s come into force next year.

▪ burdensome ( esp. AmE ), restrictive

▪ lax

The company took advantage of the country's lax environmental ~s.

▪ draft , proposed

▪ new

▪ current , existing

▪ emergency

▪ statutory

▪ building ( esp. BrE ), fire , highway ( AmE ), hygiene ( esp. BrE ), planning ( esp. BrE ), safety , traffic , etc.

The restaurant owner admitted 13 breaches of food hygiene ~s.

▪ EU , federal , government , international , official

▪ prison , school

VERB + REGULATION

▪ comply with , conform to , meet , observe , satisfy

To comply with government hygiene ~s, there must be a separate sink for hand washing.

▪ breach , break , contravene , flout , violate

▪ adopt , bring in , enact (both esp. AmE ), impose , introduce , issue , make

States are enacting new laws and ~s.

These restrictions are set out in ~s made by the minister.

▪ liberalize , relax

The government is under pressure to relax censorship ~s.

▪ tighten

▪ enforce

In practice, the ~s are rarely enforced.

REGULATION + VERB

▪ be designed to

The ~s are designed to encourage lower consumption of water.

▪ control sth , govern sth , protect sth

~s governing trade and industry

▪ dictate sth , impose sth , mandate sth ( esp. AmE ), prescribe sth , require sth , specify sth , stipulate sth

There will be stricter ~s dictating which foods are allowed in schools.

Regulations require water authorities to test sea water for bacteria.

▪ limit sth , restrict sth

▪ ban sth , forbid sth , prohibit sth

The ~s ban the use of genetically modified organisms.

▪ permit sth

▪ apply (to sth)

These ~s apply to all cows sold after June 1998.

▪ come into force

REGULATION + NOUN

▪ uniform

She was wearing the ~ school uniform.

PREPOSITION

▪ against (the) ~s

It's against safety ~s to leave these doors open.

▪ in (the) ~

The limits are specified in the ~s.

▪ under (the) ~

Under the new ~s, each worker must have a rest every two hours.

▪ ~s concerning , ~s regarding

There are strict ~s concerning the adoption of children.

▪ ~ on

~s on hygiene

PHRASES

▪ a breach of the ~s

▪ compliance with a ~

▪ in accordance with (the) ~s

The notice is in accordance with Regulation 7.

▪ rules and ~s

II.

adj.

Regulation is used with these nouns: ↑ uniform

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