verb (used with object), reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing.
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That helps older teens regulate their emotions more like an adult.
A childhood filled with hardship, negligence or abuse can skew the system that regulates how the body responds to stress.
Brockovich outlines how, according to the EPA, Tyson was the second-biggest waterway polluter in the country from 2010 to 2014, just ahead of the Department of Defense, and many of the pollutants it releases aren’t regulated or measured.
In recent decades, anthropologists and psychologists have tested the idea that rituals regulate emotions.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic?|Sujata Gupta|August 14, 2020|Science News
Back in 2016, the Lagos state government first attempted to regulate ride-hailing startups by requiring taxi companies register each operator with the state at the cost of $320 per car.Uber and Bolt are set to face expensive ride-hailing regulation in Africa’s largest city|Yomi Kazeem|August 11, 2020|Quartz
A few weeks ago, Reid called a vote on a Constitutional amendment that would allow Congress to regulate money in politics.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two talked about reproductive freedom (with a dig at recent efforts in Texas to highly regulate abortion clinics).
Second, the Nobel Prize for economics went to Jean Tirole, who studies how to regulate politically powerful companies.The Supreme Court Is Weighing Corporate Power Yet Again|Zephyr Teachout|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Laws vary from state to state, and banks are essentially left to self-regulate.
Do you favor giving the state legislature the constitutional authority to regulate abortions, or do you oppose this?
In his youngest days, when his mother used to regulate his food, she would stuff him full of rice.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
As the business may be prohibited, a municipality or other power may regulate and control his business.
Place the sticks on tiers about ten inches apart, and regulate the plants on the sticks.
The statutes in some states regulate his duty in this regard; it is one that he cannot safely omit.
However arbitrary, there are certain policies that regulate all well organized institutions and corporate bodies.