Regulation

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Definition

regulation: rule(s), law, conditions
noun
Company regulations require that employees give two weeks' notice before leaving.

(a) regulation (skirt): (a skirt) in accordance with the rules, conditions or regulations
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: There are rules and regulations that must not be broken.
US: When joining the army he was given a regulation haircut.

Examples

  • "Well it's against regulations to accept tips, but I guess I could make an exception."
  • "These records are legal documents and Bruno insisted that this laboratory comply with regulations."
  • "There are rules and regulations you see!"
  • "Trial runs in towns with high obesity levels have shown that consumers are likely to avoid unhealthy products if they have a picture of an unhealthy body on them. As part of the new regulations, healthier food options will also feature a photo of a slim and sexy person, in an attempt to lure consumers towards these products."
  • "A regulation dodgeball is a rubber ball 8 and 1/2 inches in diameter;"
  • "When the regulation was introduced in some French supermarkets yesterday, many customers left with more money than when they arrived."
  • "It has come to my attention that there is a live animal on this plane, and due to customs regulations, we will have to land the plane in Guatemala."
  • "Please get back to me: this is an important subject and you are currently violating the regulations."
  • "Brian : And I don't think that loincloth is regulation kit sir!"

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