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Noun
The process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
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“The regulation of financial services.”
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A rule or directive made and maintained by an authority
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“The vast majority of motorists will not be directly affected by the regulations.”
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The action or process of regulating or being regulated
“To get a fuller picture of the process of regulation of the miliary economy, let us specify what we mean by this process.”
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The practice or method of imposing strict rules of behavior on other people
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The property of being thrifty
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The limitation or control of someone or something, or the state of being restricted
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To improve one's efficiency through careful and prudent use of time
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The fact of having a regular, proper and systematic arrangement
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A small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result
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A thing that is done simply to comply with convention, regulations, or custom
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A session or inquiry made before a court or jury
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Standardization, act of imposing standards or norms or rules or regulations
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Law of a government
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An organization having a particular purpose, especially one that is involved with science, education, or a specific profession
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Close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal
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Inventory control
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The way in which something is placed or arranged, especially in relation to other things
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A clause or paragraph of a legal document or agreement
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Fundamental truths or propositions that serve as the foundation for a system of belief, behavior or reasoning
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Permanent rule
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A category into which something is put
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Habitual or customary practice, especially as creating a right, obligation, or standard
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A social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing
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The regular passing from one condition to another
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Adjective
In accordance with regulations
“Strict rules at secondary schools meant that girls had to keep their hair short or wear it tied back in ribbons of the regulation colour.”
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Having no outstanding characteristics
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Generally approved, believed, or acknowledged
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