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  1. regulations(Noun)

    Plural form of regulation.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. regulations

    Under the Constitution of the United States, rules for the government and regulation of the army must be made by Congress. Regulation implies regularity; it signifies fixed forms; a certain order; method; precise determination of functions, rights, and duties. (See Military Regulations.) A “regulation” of an executive department is a rule by the head of such department for its action, under a statute conferring such power, and has the force of law; a mere order of the President, or of the Secretary of the department, is not a regulation. The power of the Executive to establish rules and regulations for the government of the army is undoubted. The power to establish implies necessarily the power to modify or repeal, or to create anew. The Secretary of War is the regular constitutional organ of the President for the administration of the military establishment of the nation; and rules and orders publicly promulgated through him must be received as the act of the Executive, and as such be binding upon all within the sphere of his legal and constitutional authority. Such regulations cannot be questioned or defied, because they may be thought unwise or mistaken. But as it sometimes occurs that rights of rank, command, and pay, concerning which Congress has legislated, are subjects of dispute, and variable expositions of laws regulating those essentials of good government have been by different Executives, with an increasing tendency to invalidate rank created by Congress; there should be a law passed by Congress to enable cases to be brought before the Federal civil courts, in order that the true exposition of military statutes and authorities in dispute may be determined. With such a remedy, laws, however defective they may be, would at least be known, and rights, powers, and duties, established by law would be well determined.

Editors Contribution

  1. regulations

    Plural form of the word regulation.

    Building regulations are complied with and the government ensure they are fair and just.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regulations' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2458

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'regulations' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2702

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulations in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regulations in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of regulations in a Sentence

  1. Mark Dombroff:

    The FAA does not want a patchwork of regulations that deal with operation of model aircraft.

  2. Stephen Grimes:

    The ballot summary fails to advise the voter that small solar providers can completely ignore health, safety and building code regulations, they didn't want the voters to know that.

  3. Caster Semenya:

    I know that the IAAF's regulations have always targeted me specifically. For a decade The IAAF has tried to slow me down, but this has actually made me stronger, the decision of the CAS will not hold me back. I will once again rise above and continue to inspire young women and athletes in South Africa and around the world.

  4. James Bopp:

    Supreme Court means a lot more regulations on abortion will be upheld, now if they think it's the majority decision that( applies)... then it will be harder.

  5. Yogin Kothari:

    We see that this rule as an important rule to have on the books, we see it as a modest improvement over the current regulations and we see it as a way to protect workers, first responders and low income communities and communities of color, which are often living right next to these chemical plants.

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