Meaning of REGULATE in English

REGULATE

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

regulate an industry (= control an industry so that it does not make unfair profits )

A new agency was created to regulate the telecommunications industry.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

closely

Computerized systems have reduced the amount of skill required by many engineers and their performance is closely regulated .

On Mendip, lead mining was also important and, like Dartmoor's tin industry, this was closely regulated .

properly

There should be official training courses for headhunters, she suggested, and the industry should be properly regulated .

strictly

Transport arrangements within the market are strictly regulated .

In both cases, the total expenditure on advanced further education could be strictly regulated .

Busy, yes, but since everything is strictly regulated , there's bed-space for nearly everyone.

Within these councils, social services were strictly regulated .

tightly

It allows some funds to be clawed back from the Treasury-to be spent on tightly regulated projects.

The financial information on credit reports, such as bank accounts and loans, is tightly regulated .

Reason that is disengaged and tightly regulated would starve other human faculties, they believed.

Plasma magnesium concentration in humans is very tightly regulated .

■ NOUN

act

It is these terms and conditions in conjunction with the Partnership Act which will regulate the running of the enterprise.

We must enact as soon as possible the National Human Welfare Act in order to regulate the use of humans in research.

activity

This was despite the government's stated aim that the definition of regulated activities should be sufficiently clear to avoid unnecessary registration.

It involves the use of celestial recurrences for the practical purpose of regulating daily activity .

Criminal laws aimed at regulating corporate activities tend to refer to a specific rather than a general class of behaviour.

This suggests that this site plays an important role in regulating c-Jun activity .

Conclusion Over the past decade there has been enormous progress in our understanding of how cells use calcium to regulate their activity .

Its role is to oversee and regulate the activities of the different financial institutions.

affair

They may regulate their internal affairs and their domestic commerce as they like.

attempt

This is an anti- inflationary attempt to regulate the economy in conditions of monopoly and where there is an absence of competition.

That editorial reflected a realistic assessment of the dilemma created by any government-sanctioned attempt to regulate salaries.

authority

State authorities attempting to regulate youth culture are seen as little more than parent substitutes.

The following cases examine the scope and limits of school authority to regulate different types of student publications.

Further, slavery was a local practice which the national government had no authority or right to regulate .

behaviour

This is an example of folklinguistics regulating real linguistic behaviour .

They regulate the interpretation of behaviour and hence make it at least very difficult for evidence to count against them.

Although advisory at present such protocols could be used to regulate clinician behaviour .

Social roles regulate and organize behaviour .

Obviously the State has an interest in regulating the behaviour of its citizens.

These beliefs not only explain to the ordinary language-user things she might have observed for herself, they also regulate linguistic behaviour .

body

Which rather begs the question-shouldn't there be a governing body that regulates such questionable decisions?

Hot flashes are associated with reduced estrogen production and the way the body regulates temperature.

It is very important to realize that the body regulates itself very effectively in terms of its sleep requirements.

We can also start to take advantage of the compounds in the body that regulate fat.

Second, we establish which recognised supervisory body is responsible for regulating these firms.

business

The criminal law as it relates to the catering industry is more a means of regulating the standards of business practice.

commerce

Congress is given power to regulate such commerce in unqualified terms.

There is no analogy, then, between the power of taxation and the power of regulating commerce ....

But the power to regulate foreign commerce is necessarily exclusive.

Louis, Missouri, introduced a resolution which requested a committee investigation based on the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce .

That the power to regulate commerce includes the regulation of navigation, we consider settled.

commission

The Federal Communications Commission began to regulate rates for the first time.

The commission regulates foreign and domestic shipping in the United States.

company

The question therefore arises: should we also regulate companies that take the public's money as prepayments?

The new commission would distribute power to the municipalities and it would also regulate the private companies .

This places the emphasis on regulating companies rather than products and offers a wider choice to consumers.

conduct

These duties seek to regulate the conduct of partners and promote good faith between them.

In addition the assembly made the vital decisions regulating the communal conduct of agriculture.

The idea that harm is a basis upon which to regulate conduct is often attributed to John Stuart Mill.

drug

The agency does have primary responsibility by law, however, for regulating medical or drug delivery devices.

economy

This is an anti- inflationary attempt to regulate the economy in conditions of monopoly and where there is an absence of competition.

The challenge is to regulate the global economy to allow development at the local level.

effort

The effort to regulate HMOs hit a snag in the recent legislative session, when Gov.

fda

First, it argues that Congress has declined repeatedly to give the FDA authority to regulate tobacco.

flow

An on/off switch on the dashboard controls the petrol pump, and a hand-operated gas-valve regulates the gas flow .

Jay knew how to regulate the flow , to ask questions, to make suggestions, to focus and direct our energy.

gene

The products of regulatory genes are only involved in regulating other genes and their products do not serve any other function.

government

Some important areas of government activity were regulated by the royal prerogative hut could not be controlled by ultravires. 2.

House-passed measures restricting the power of the federal government to regulate health, safety and environment also stalled in the Senate.

Further, the justification that channel scarcity requires the government to regulate the content of broadcasting no longer exists.

This includes the responsibility of government to regulate market forces in the interests of the whole community.

C., amid continued disagreement over how strictly the government could regulate nicotine levels in cigarettes.

In education, local government , and health the government has intervened and regulated on a large scale.

It could provide data for other endeavors and possibly influence government codes regulating flood control.

industry

There should be official training courses for headhunters, she suggested, and the industry should be properly regulated .

Transportation, communications, and electric and other utilities are illustrations of industries which are regulated in varying degrees.

But he is vague about how to enforce this; essentially he would trust the industry to regulate itself.

law

Criminal laws aimed at regulating corporate activities tend to refer to a specific rather than a general class of behaviour.

The current round of bargains comes before a new commerce law takes effect, regulating the discounts.

Public and administrative law Law can prohibit or regulate activities: The citizen can obey or break the law.

Occupational health laws regulate toxic substances in the work environment.

By observation we can probe this world and attempt to discern the laws which regulate it.

Although no state has laws on the book regulating their use, some have legislation pending.

National laws regulating domestic transactions are either considered adequate or, if not, are thought best changed by domestic legislation.

Various laws were promulgated to regulate the practice.

legislation

Also on Oct. 15 the Sejm approved legislation regulating television and broadcasting and allowing for commercial stations.

level

For the businessmen the codes offered the means to regulate levels of production and prices.

C., amid continued disagreement over how strictly the government could regulate nicotine levels in cigarettes.

To date, diabetics rely largely on insulin medication, discovered in 1921, to regulate their blood glucose levels .

life

What is of relatively recent origin, however, is the creation of bureaucracies equipped with legal sanctions to regulate economic life .

market

But is there the necessary political will to regulate the markets ?

Congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to accelerate the transition of telephone and video services from regulated to competitive markets .

In addition to the tithing system and the gleaning laws, redistribution is also achieved through regulating the capital market by prohibiting usury.

But giant telecommunications firms that have already pledged tens of billions for highway construction favor a less regulated market .

Congress on Oct. 1 approved legislation giving the Securities and Exchange Commission extensive new powers to regulate markets and combat fraud.

How do governments intervene to control that technology, foster innovation or regulate the market ?

This includes the responsibility of government to regulate market forces in the interests of the whole community.

On July 29, a system of coupons was introduced to regulate the market of basic consumer goods in high demand.

matter

Successive statutes, principally the Bankruptcy Acts and the Companies Acts, contained provisions regulating this subject matter .

Likewise the drinking straw would have to regulate its volume no matter how hard one sucked.

mechanism

The body has to have control mechanisms to regulate all its functions.

Equilibration is the internal mechanism that regulates those processes.

At the international level Aglietta argues that the principal mechanism regulating the economic relations between national states is the international financial system.

Similarly, homeostatic mechanisms that regulate the extracellular environment may be affected by characteristics of the cell surface.

power

Congress on Oct. 1 approved legislation giving the Securities and Exchange Commission extensive new powers to regulate markets and combat fraud.

If Congress has the power to regulate it, that power must be exercised whenever the subject exists.

Congress is given power to regulate such commerce in unqualified terms.

It would not be argued to-day that the power to regulate does not include the power to prohibit.

There is no analogy, then, between the power of taxation and the power of regulating commerce....

But the power to regulate foreign commerce is necessarily exclusive.

Louis, Missouri, introduced a resolution which requested a committee investigation based on the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.

practice

If it does, there is no institution which can intervene to regulate the practice except the police.

The author imagined assisted suicide to be a heavily regulated practice , to prevent abuse.

Various laws were promulgated to regulate the practice .

price

There are similar provisions in relation to individual restrictions regulating minimum resale prices or charges as between a manufacturer and a retailer.

In such cases, governments can grant a private monopoly and regulate its prices , or they can create a public monopoly.

process

Inspectors previously specialised in particular areas of pollution control will be expected to regulate industrial processes presently outside their experience.

Equilibration is the internal mechanism that regulates those processes .

It is through its regulation of intracellular calcium that InsP 3 functions to regulate so many cellular processes .

rule

Schools have the right to establish reasonable rules regulating the time, place, and manner for distributing all student publications.

state

In states that regulate group size, some standards permit 20 infants in a room, she said.

The proposal would violate new state standards which regulate Delta pumping.

Can the state regulate private religious schools?

Firstly, member states regulate their banks.

supply

Industrial labour was at last being regulated , water supplies purified, hospitals sanitised and prisons reformed.

Reservoirs, wells and canals demonstrate the ability to regulate water supply .

system

Would it be more sensible to intervene through the tax system than to regulate quantities directly?

By altering the brain, caffeine automatically alters all systems regulated by the brain.

use

Hence criteria to regulate and deploy their use become increasingly urgent.

We must enact as soon as possible the National Human Welfare Act in order to regulate the use of humans in research.

Although no state has laws on the book regulating their use , some have legislation pending.

■ VERB

seek

These duties seek to regulate the conduct of partners and promote good faith between them.

Some of its most significant early relations were with the guild merchant, which sought to regulate the conditions of urban trade.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A hand-operate switch is used to regulate the gas flow.

Meat and poultry are regulated by the Agriculture Department.

Sweating helps regulate body temperature.

The drug helps to regulate Ryan's heartbeat.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Above all, they should not be imposed and regulated by a central power.

And if accountants are not to be commercial, who is it who will regulate their fees, incomes and salaries?

But he is vague about how to enforce this; essentially he would trust the industry to regulate itself.

Industrial labour was at last being regulated, water supplies purified, hospitals sanitised and prisons reformed.

Make sure a company is officially regulated and authorised before you hand over any of your money.

Their wages had been regulated by act of parliament since 1773 and they were awarded an increase in 1795.

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