noun, plural an·ciens ré·gimes [ahn-syan rey-zheem]. /ɑ̃ syɛ̃ reɪˈʒim/. French.
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The question is will we see regime changes in both Hamas and Israel that embrace a lasting peace?In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I had been arrested by the Mubarak regime and went on to spend four years behind bars.
The world should stand in solidarity with him and the many other victims of the Assad regime.
He advocates a secular regime with a total separation of religion form the government.
Krivov was sentenced to serve four years at a general regime penal colony for his fight for freedom and human rights.
It is here that the Communist regime in Russia has encountered its most fatal difficulty.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Extrait d'un livre Anglais qui a pour titre le Christianisme aussi ancien que le monde.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
The Association sold its land, shipping, &c.; and Mr. Endicot was appointed under the new regime.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
At our last meeting, you foretold the near overthrow of Mr. Nixon and the Croker regime.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2|Various
Of course the exception to this otherwise uniformly uncongenial Anglo-American interrelation was the regime of the Commonwealth.William Bradford of Plymouth|Albert Hale Plumb