What does regime mean?

Definitions for regime
rəˈʒim, reɪ-regime

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regimenoun

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

  2. regimen, regimenoun

    (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)


  1. regimenoun

    Mode of rule or management

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  2. regimenoun

    A form of government, or the government in power (as in a socialist regime)

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  3. regimenoun

    A period of rule

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  4. regimenoun

    A regulated system; a regimen

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

  5. regimenoun

    A set of characteristics

    A typical annual water level regime would include a gradual summer drawdown beginning in early May.

    Etymology: From régime, from regimen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regimenoun

    mode or system of rule or management; character of government, or of the prevailing social system

    Etymology: [F. See Regimen.]

  2. Regimenoun

    the condition of a river with respect to the rate of its flow, as measured by the volume of water passing different cross sections in a given time, uniform regime being the condition when the flow is equal and uniform at all the cross sections

    Etymology: [F. See Regimen.]


  1. Regime

    The word regime refers to a set of conditions, most often of a political nature.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Régime

    rā-zhēm′, n. mode of ruling one's diet: form of government: administration.—Ancien régime, the political system that prevailed in France before the Revolution of 1789. [Fr.,—L. regimenregĕre, to rule.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regime' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2850

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regime' in Nouns Frequency: #1087

Anagrams for regime »

  1. emigre, émigré

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regime in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of regime in a Sentence

  1. President Biden on Monday:

    We stand with the Cuban people and their clarion call for freedom and relief from the tragic grip of the pandemic and from the decades of repression and economic suffering to which they have been subjected by Cuba's authoritarian regime, the Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights.

  2. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu:

    If that was done before, [the] Assad regime wouldn't be killing so many people, or pushing them to Turkey, Jordan, or Iraq or Lebanon. There wouldn't be any place or power vacuum for Daesh, for ISIS, to be active.

  3. Richard Reid:

    Any one country trying to introduce gold plating of regulation in these areas can find the business moves somewhere else, in this case there would have to be something done at an EU level. You can always come up with moral suasion and EU guidelines, but sometimes just turning the spotlight on one centre can bring pressure on that particular regime.

  4. Abu Hamza al-Qabouni:

    The main gain of this agreement is that it makes unification easier, if we're talking about the type of threat, we say naturally it is the regime, with Daesh as the second target.

  5. Benita Owobi:

    A president is a minister, chosen to administer integrity and unmask evil schemes in its regime, how blessed is such a nation.

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    To cause to become
    • A. embellish
    • B. abash
    • C. transpire
    • D. render

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