Meaning of REGULATE in English

REGULATE

v. 25B6; verb

the flow of the river has been regulated : CONTROL, adjust, manage.

a new act regulating businesses : SUPERVISE, police, monitor, check (up on), be responsible for; control, manage, direct, guide, govern.

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