verb (used with object), reg·u·lat·ed, reg·u·lat·ing.
Origin of regulate
Examples from the Web for regulatory
It has nothing to do with the regulatory job he is nominated for.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This would, of course, require some moderation of regulatory standards, particularly in reference to climate change.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would fight against any potential amnesty, for tax and regulatory reform, he said.
They resist corruption in campaign finance law, but they see it everywhere in regulatory agencies.The Supreme Court Is Weighing Corporate Power Yet Again|Zephyr Teachout|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of dousing the wild blazes of unregulated capitalism, regulatory policy can pour fuel on the fire.
Its regulatory powers should be amended to include regulation of coastwise shipping so as to assure stability and better service.State of the Union Addresses of Herbert Hoover|Herbert Hoover
Regulatory and research work have been segregated in order that each field may be served more effectively.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge|Calvin Coolidge
We have acted to encourage public participation in regulatory decision-making.
At this stage, the medium and the resources attached to it are very cheap, accessible, under no regulatory constraints.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
The fifth went beyond control over taxes to exclude all duties, even navigation duties for regulatory purposes.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education