regulation

Part of speech: adjective

Regulative.

Part of speech: noun

The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated; a prescribed rule.

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Usage examples "regulation":

  1. They were free in reference to the colonists, and were subject to the same laws for the regulation of service. - "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
  2. The Emperor adopted my advice without hesitation, and in 1811 the regulation produced a revenue of upwards of 60, 000, 000 francs in Hamburg alone. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
  3. I didn't have to- being off the squad- but I've kept every regulation since. - "Interference and Other Football Stories", Harold M. Sherman.