- reg·u·la·to·ry (regґu-lə-tor″e) pertaining to or effecting regulation.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
regulatory — reg‧u‧la‧to‧ry [ˌregjˈleɪtri ǁ ˈregjlətɔːri] adjective LAW having the purpose of controlling an activity, system, or industry, especially by rules: • The industry has set up a number of regulatory bodies. • the regulatory authority for the… … Financial and business terms
regulatory — reg·u·la·to·ry / re gyə lə ˌtōr ē/ adj 1: of or relating to regulation 2: making or concerned with making regulations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary
regulatory — reg|u|la|to|ry [ˌregjuˈleıtəri US ˈregjuləto:ri] adj formal a regulatory authority has the official power to control an activity and to make sure that it is done in a satisfactory way regulatory body/authority/agency ▪ New drugs have been… … Dictionary of contemporary English
regulatory — reg|u|la|to|ry [ regjələ,tɔri ] adjective a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry: the nuclear regulatory agency … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
regulatory — UK [ˈreɡjʊlət(ə)rɪ] / UK [ˈreɡjʊˌleɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈreɡjələˌtɔrɪ] adjective a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry the nuclear regulatory agency … English dictionary
regulatory — adj. Regulatory is used with these nouns: ↑agency, ↑approval, ↑authority, ↑body, ↑burden, ↑framework, ↑hurdle, ↑mandate, ↑reform, ↑regime, ↑requirement, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
regulatory — regulate ► VERB 1) control or maintain the rate or speed of (a machine or process). 2) control or supervise by means of rules and regulations. DERIVATIVES regulative adjective regulator noun regulatory adjective … English terms dictionary
regulatory — adjective restricting according to rules or principles (Freq. 1) a regulatory gene • Syn: ↑regulative • Similar to: ↑restrictive • Derivationally related forms: ↑regulate … Useful english dictionary
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Regulatory competition — Regulatory competition, also called competitive governance or policy competition, is a phenomenon in law, economics and politics concerning the desire of law makers to compete with one another in the kinds of law offered in order to attract… … Wikipedia