verb (used with object), reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing.
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A childhood filled with hardship, negligence or abuse can skew the system that regulates how the body responds to stress.
That helps older teens regulate their emotions more like an adult.
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
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
She tells us how little the federal and provincial governments have done to regulate the tar sands.
Instead, he muses, why not regulate as if all people need guns, everywhere?
And, thanks to other recent court decisions (notably Citizens United and SpeechNow), they are hard to regulate.The Answer to the McCutcheon Decision Is More Big Money in Politics|Jonathan Rauch|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I recommend that a law be enacted to regulate inter-State commerce in misbranded and adulterated foods, drinks, and drugs.State of the Union Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
An imaginary line, drawn to regulate the order of a squadron.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
They regulate the ages of entrance into industry and retirement from industry.The Settlement of Wage Disputes|Herbert Feis
But, for a Yezidee, there was still a little detail to attend to before his soul departed;—two matters to regulate.The Slayer Of souls|Robert Chambers
Nothing can more clearly prove the general practice than the order of a council to regulate it.