Origin of regulation
Synonyms for regulation
Examples from the Web for over-regulation
Historical Examples of over-regulation
The over-regulation money, with a little stretching, covered my debts.Bluebell
Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
It would be merely multiplying the evil of over-regulation from which our roads already are suffering.Our Railroads To-Morrow
In either case he loses the value of his over-regulation investment.
1670s, "act of regulating; state of being reduced to order," noun of action from regulate. Meaning "rule for management" is from 1715. Related: Regulations.
Laws through which governments can control privately owned businesses.