Definition of 'regulation'
Example sentences containing 'regulation'
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Lancashire police force has introduced a monitoring and audit system to comply with new data security regulations. Computing (2010)It is difficult to understand why new regulation is necessary. The Sun (2016)There is no regulation by government of the amount of rent that should be paid under long leases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The argument for lowering the legal height of the tackle has not been addressed in these new regulations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under the new regulations, managers must value their holdings on a daily floating basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The solution does not lie solely in taxation; new regulation would offer new options. Computing (2010)But I strongly oppose the plans for press regulation which the Government is currently considering. The Sun (2017)The CQC is poor value, and it is time to move on from the current model of regulation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those insurance salesmen who worked door-to-door were driven out of business by changes in financial regulation, which also played a part in the decline of annuities. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Control and regulation are the key planning tools. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)It is true government regulation has not helped pubs. The Sun (2014) Current regulations fail to protect the majority of the workforce. Christianity Today (2000)This is clearly a deeply worrying situation demanding both much closer attention and also far stricter regulation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Discipline is regulation of human activity to produce a controlled performance. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The new regulations will almost certainly increase the cost of drilling in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This sits awkwardly with his criticism of the coalition for making unnecessary changes to energy regulation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Also explain why you think such speech could be controlled by regulation. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995) Government regulation of the economy offered another illustration of how people could control the environment. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The heavy insulation also exceeds building regulations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The new regulation will put additional burdens on many digital companies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The regulations have now spelt out what those requirements will be. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There have also been significant changes to regulation which have placed more emphasis on protecting consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Current attempts at regulation are not sufficient. The Sun (2016)The government will also review road regulations to cope with the new technology. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The key to their popularity was government subsidy and regulation that obliged motorists and oil companies to use biofuels. Times, Sunday Times (2007) The regulation also gave potential high-flyers the chance to get valuable experience in another force. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are told that modern-day bankers made their money by finding ingenious ways to avoid regulations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Couldn't you just not find a way around the regulations? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The scheme is compatible with existing Afghan law and international regulations on narcotics control. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But proposed regulations may force people to take stock of their daily energy consumption and could make us think twice about our festive decor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The time it takes to switch a mortgage could increase from next month as new regulations force providers to offer advice before agreeing a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is largely owing to the seemingly constant changes to building regulations and the different ways that these regulations apply to different kinds of build. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'regulation'
British English: regulation /ˌrɛɡjʊˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
Regulation is the controlling of an activity or process, usually by means of rules.
...the regulation of international trade.
- American English: regulation
- Arabic: تَنْظِيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: regulamento
- Chinese: 规则
- Croatian: regulacija
- Czech: regulace
- Danish: regel
- Dutch: regulering
- European Spanish: reglamentación
- Finnish: sääntö
- French: réglementation
- German: Vorschrift
- Greek: ρύθμιση
- Italian: regolamento
- Japanese: 規則
- Korean: 규정
- Norwegian: forskrift
- Polish: nakaz
- European Portuguese: regulamento
- Romanian: reglementare
- Russian: регулирование
- Spanish: reglamentación
- Swedish: regel
- Thai: กฎระเบียบ
- Turkish: yönetmelik
- Ukrainian: статут
- Vietnamese: quy định
Definition of regulation from the Collins English Dictionary
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