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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1670s, "act of regulating; state of being reduced to order," noun of action from regulate . Meaning "rule for management" is from 1715. Related: Regulations .

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Regulation in Belgium refers to legislation passed by the Brussels Parliament in exercise of its agglomeration competences and by the Common Community Commission in certain cases.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. In conformity with applicable rules and regulations. n. 1 (context uncountable English) The act of regulate or the condition of being regulated. 2 (context countable English) A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. prescribed by or according to regulation; "regulation army equipment" n. an authoritative rule [syn: ordinance ] a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the ...

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES enforce a rule/regulation ▪ The rules are strictly enforced. maze of rules/regulations etc ▪ a maze of new laws relax rules/regulations/controls ▪ Hughes believes that immigration controls should not be relaxed. rules ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Regulation \Reg`u*la"tion\ (-l?"sh?n), n. The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated. The temper and regulation of our own minds. --Macaulay. A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing ...

Usage examples of regulation.

He was therefore accommodated with a second-hand suit and another shirt, and at once listed under the banners of Count Fathom, who spent the whole afternoon in giving him proper instructions for the regulation of his conduct.

In opposition to Gnosticism and Marcionitism, the main articles forming the estate and possession of orthodox Christianity were raised to the rank of apostolic regulations and laws, and thereby placed beyond all discussion and assault.

Beaufort, Port Royal, and New Orleans shall so far cease and determine, from and after the first day of June next, that commercial intercourse with those ports, except as to persons, things, and information contraband of war, may from that time be carried on, subject to the laws of the United States, and to the limitations and in pursuance of the regulations which are prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury in his order of this date, which is appended to this proclamation.

Alexandria shall so far cease and determine, from and after this date, that commercial intercourse with said port, except as to persons, things, and information contraband of war, may from this date be carried on, subject to the laws of the United States, and to the limitations and in pursuance of the regulations which are prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury in his order which is appended to my proclamation of the 12th of May, 1862.

Boschock III, known as Paradise, and entitled to all the rights and privileges appertaining thereto, and subject to all the laws, regulations, and customs thereof, so help you God, Amen.

They had the power to fine citizens and non-citizens alike for infringements of any regulation appertaining to any of the above, and deposited the moneys in their coffers to help fund the games.

The dairy company demurred to the regulation on the ground of its applying to milk produced and sold intrastate.

Court sustained the State in applying to motor-driven tugs operating in navigable waters of the United States legislation which provided for the inspection and regulation of every vessel operated by machinery if the same was not subject to inspection under the laws of the United States.

United States is exclusively a case of statutory construction, it is significant from a constitutional point of view in that its reasoning is contrary to that of earlier cases narrowly construing the act of 1831 and asserting broad inherent powers of courts to punish contempts independently of and contrary to Congressional regulation of this power.

One of these regulations was, that no man coming into any given district or county within the control assumed by the associating parties, should be allowed to work without previously paying five pounds sterling, to be applied to the funds of the association.

Nutritious diet, frequent alkaline baths to keep the skin in good condition and favor excretion through its pores, and a general hygienic regulation of the daily habits, are of the greatest importance.

APPENDIX VI THE REGULATION OF EXPERIMENTATION ON HUMAN BEINGS A Bill for the REGULATION of the practice of experimentation upon human beings in the District of Columbia and elsewhere has been drawn, and will shortly be introduced in the Senate of the United States.

A Bill for the Regulation of Scientific Experimentation upon Human Beings in the District of Columbia and in the Territories and Dependencies of the United States.

When that time comes, and we believe it is not far distant, some legal regulation of animal experimentation will be had.

Finally, he desired them to consider of some proper regulations for preventing the exportation of corn, and for more effectual methods to man the fleet at this conjuncture.