Meaning of REGIME in English


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


If you refer to a government or system of running a country as a ~, you are critical of it because you think it is not democratic and uses unacceptable methods.

...the collapse of the Fascist ~ at the end of the war...

N-COUNT: oft supp N disapproval


A ~ is the way that something such as an institution, company, or economy is run, especially when it involves tough or severe action.

The authorities moved him to the less rigid ~ of an open prison.



A ~ is a set of rules about food, exercise, or beauty that some people follow in order to stay healthy or attractive.

He has a new fitness ~ to strengthen his back.

N-COUNT: oft supp N

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