Meaning of REGULATION in English



Pronunciation: ˌ re-gy ə - ' l ā -sh ə n, ˌ re-g ə - also ˌ r ā -

Function: noun

Date: 1665

1 : the act of regulating : the state of being regulated

2 a : an authoritative rule dealing with details or procedure <safety regulation s > b : a rule or order issued by an executive authority or regulatory agency of a government and having the force of law

3 a : the process of redistributing material (as in an embryo) to restore a damaged or lost part independent of new tissue growth b : the mechanism by which an early embryo maintains normal development

synonyms see LAW

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.