• IPA: /ˌɹɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən/


  1. (uncountable) The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated.
  2. (countable) A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization.
    Army regulations state a soldier AWOL over 30 days is a deserter.
  3. A type of law made by the executive branch of government, usually by virtue of a statute made by the legislative branch giving the executive the authority to do so.
  4. (European Union law) A form of legislative act which is self-effecting, and requires no further intervention by the Member States to become law.
  5. (genetics) Mechanism controlling DNA transcription.
  6. (medicine) Physiological process which consists in maintaining homoeostasis.
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regulation (not comparable)

  1. In conformity with applicable rules and regulations.
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