adjective see regulate

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  • regulatory — reg‧u‧la‧to‧ry [ˌregjˈleɪtri ǁ ˈregjlətɔːri] adjective LAW having the purpose of controlling an activity, system, or industry, especially by rules: • The industry has set up a number of regulatory bodies. • the regulatory authority for the… …   Financial and business terms

  • regulatory — reg·u·la·to·ry / re gyə lə ˌtōr ē/ adj 1: of or relating to regulation 2: making or concerned with making regulations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • regulatory — reg|u|la|to|ry [ˌregjuˈleıtəri US ˈregjuləto:ri] adj formal a regulatory authority has the official power to control an activity and to make sure that it is done in a satisfactory way regulatory body/authority/agency ▪ New drugs have been… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • regulatory — reg|u|la|to|ry [ regjələ,tɔri ] adjective a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry: the nuclear regulatory agency …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • regulatory — UK [ˈreɡjʊlət(ə)rɪ] / UK [ˈreɡjʊˌleɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈreɡjələˌtɔrɪ] adjective a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry the nuclear regulatory agency …   English dictionary

  • regulatory — adj. Regulatory is used with these nouns: ↑agency, ↑approval, ↑authority, ↑body, ↑burden, ↑framework, ↑hurdle, ↑mandate, ↑reform, ↑regime, ↑requirement, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • regulatory — regulate ► VERB 1) control or maintain the rate or speed of (a machine or process). 2) control or supervise by means of rules and regulations. DERIVATIVES regulative adjective regulator noun regulatory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • regulatory — adjective restricting according to rules or principles (Freq. 1) a regulatory gene • Syn: ↑regulative • Similar to: ↑restrictive • Derivationally related forms: ↑regulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • regulatory — See regulative. * * * …   Universalium

  • regulatory — adjective Of or pertaining to regulation …   Wiktionary

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