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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regulation, regulatingnoun

    the act of controlling or directing according to rule

    "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regulating

    of Regulate

Editors Contribution

  1. regulatingverb

    Verb form of the word regulate.

    The reservoir water management system was always regulating the flow of water through the water management system.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulating in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of regulating in a Sentence

  1. Jillian Lane:

    It seems that The Florida Bar, by Rules Regulating, is required to investigate even the most frivolous of complaints.

  2. Jared Golden:

    If the Biden White House can prioritize purchasing 200 Maine lobsters for a fancy dinner, [Biden] should also take the time to meet with the Maine lobstermen his administration is currently regulating out of business.

  3. Brian Fletcher:

    For centuries, lawmakers have protected the public by reasonably regulating such matters as who may possess arms, where they may be taken, and how they may be manufactured, transported, sold, stored, and carried.

  4. Lisa Damour:

    Good contact helps soothe the nervous system and plays an important role in regulating emotions.

  5. David Vitter:

    The federal government shouldn't be regulating puddles on private property in the first place. I will continue to work with my colleagues to reverse and withdraw this rule before the economic devastation begins.

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