[ self-reg-yuh-ley-tiv, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yəˌleɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf- /
used for or capable of controlling or adjusting oneself or itself: a self-regulative device.
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Also self-reg·u·la·to·ry [self-reg-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, self-]. /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈsɛlf-/.
Origin of self-regulative
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby self-regulative
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Only so will he become completely autonomous, self-regulative.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick