Examples from the Web for regulation
Others fear that giving them the force of regulation could be more harmful because they would become outdated quickly.
The resulting negotiation, they hope, would gut the EPA regulation.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Smaller upstarts, however, are thwarted by the heavy cost of regulation before they even get a chance to enter the market.
The assumptions of the “regulation as public interest” crowd undermine their stated conclusions.
In practice, regulation tends to have the opposite effect of the pro-consumer policies the agency claims to promote.
Nor can inconvenience to the community be alleged as an objection to such a regulation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
And yet, as pointed out by Major Brooks, it was all strictly according to regulation.A Trooper Galahad|Charles King
What puzzled me at first was the fact that there were marks from only two pairs of boots, both of the regulation pattern.Jim Davis|John Masefield
This I am aware is the regulation mode amongst Thames and Lea roach anglers; but its clumsiness always forbade my cultivating it.Lines in Pleasant Places|William Senior
Probably he supposed that leather jacket and leggings was the regulation costume of a lecturing guide.The Lightning Conductor|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for regulation
Word Origin and History for regulation
1670s, "act of regulating; state of being reduced to order," noun of action from regulate. Meaning "rule for management" is from 1715. Related: Regulations.
Medicine definitions for regulation
Culture definitions for regulation
Laws through which governments can control privately owned businesses.