regimentation
noun see regiment II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • regimentation — index distribution (arrangement), form (arrangement), regulation (management) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • regimentation — 1877, from REGIMENT (Cf. regiment) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • regimentation — [[t]re̱ʤɪmente͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Regimentation is very strict control over the way a group of people behave or the way something is done. Democracy is incompatible with excessive, bureaucratic regimentation of social life …   English dictionary

  • regimentation — reg|i|men|ta|tion [ ,redʒımen teıʃn ] noun uncount strict organization and control: He might be frustrated by the college s regimentation …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • regimentation — UK [ˌredʒɪmenˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [uncountable] strict organization and control He might be frustrated by the college s regimentation …   English dictionary

  • regimentation — regiment ► NOUN 1) a permanent unit of an army, typically divided into several smaller units and often into two battalions. 2) a large number of people or things. 3) archaic rule or government. ► VERB ▪ organize according to a strict system.… …   English terms dictionary

  • regimentation — /rej euh men tay sheuhn, meuhn /, n. 1. the act of regimenting or the state of being regimented. 2. the strict discipline and enforced uniformity characteristic of military groups or totalitarian systems. [1875 85; REGIMENT + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • regimentation — noun The act of regimenting …   Wiktionary

  • regimentation — Synonyms and related words: Spartanism, allocation, allotment, apportionment, arrangement, array, arraying, astringency, austerity, authoritarianism, collation, collocation, constitution, demandingness, deployment, discipline, disposal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • regimentation — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. discipline, strict discipline, strictness, rigidity, standardization, methodization, regulation, uniformity, massing, collectivization, organization, planned economy, arrangement, mechanization, institutionalization,… …   English dictionary for students

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