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"regulate" in British English

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regulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈreɡ.jə.leɪt/ us   /ˈreɡ.jə.leɪt/
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regulateverb [T]

us   /ˈreɡ·jəˌleɪt/
to control an activity or process by rules or a system: A computer system regulates production. [+ question word] Their parents regulate how much TV the children can watch.
Regulate also means to adjust something to a desired level or standard: As a diabetic, she regulates her sugar intake carefully.
regulation
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˌreɡ·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/
Soldiers wear a regulation uniform.
(Definition of regulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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regulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈreɡjəleɪt/ us   GOVERNMENT, LAW
to check that the activities of a business or organization are legal and follow official rules or laws: Congress has the power to regulate interstate commerce. The agency regulates the financial services industry. This government does not trust the public sector to regulate itself.
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“regulate” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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