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English definition of “government regulation”

government regulation

noun [C or U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT, LAW
a law that controls the way that a business can operate, or all of these laws considered together: Voters want some government regulation to prevent these financial disasters from happening. Government regulations may be needed to restrict land and water use.government regulation of sth Government regulation of Internet calls could crush the company's growth.
(Definition of government regulation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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