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1. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] an authoritative rule.

Synonyms

  • ordinance
  • game law
  • age limit
  • prescript
  • speed limit
  • rule

Antonyms

  • middle
  • unseasonableness
  • timeliness
  • present

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Rhymes with Regulation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with regulation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut out the circle, which is the size of a regulation dartboard.

Quotes about regulation


1. Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride - where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.

Synonyms

  • guidepost
  • rule of cy pres
  • restriction
  • conception
  • cy pres doctrine
  • cy pres
  • concept
  • working principle
  • working rule
  • construct
  • limitation
  • rule
  • rule of thumb

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness

3. regulation

adjective. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] prescribed by or according to regulation.

Antonyms

  • declassification

4. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] the act of controlling or directing according to rule.

Synonyms

  • control
  • indexation
  • timing
  • regulating
  • gun control
  • devaluation
  • limitation

Antonyms

  • ending
  • level
  • advantage
  • yang

5. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular.

Synonyms

  • regularization
  • control

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness

6. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] (embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • tardiness
  • punctuality

7. regulation

noun. ['ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən'] the state of being controlled or governed.

Synonyms

  • dominance
  • ascendancy
  • ascendence
  • ascendency
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • untimeliness
  • presentness
  • earliness
  • pastness
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