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- regulate (v.)
- early 15c., "adjust by rule, control," from Late Latin regulatus, past participle of regulare "to control by rule, direct," from Latin regula "rule" (see regular). Meaning "to govern by restriction" is from 1620s. Related: Regulated; regulating.
- 1. The AA called for laws to regulate clamping firms.
- 2. This system can regulate the temperature of the room.
- 3. Hormones regulate many insect functions, including ecdysis and metamorphosis.
- 4. The powers of the European Commission to regulate competition are increasing.
- 5. Shifting bars are a hazard to navigation and expensive to regulate.
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