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regulatoryadjective

 us   /ˈreɡ·jə·ləˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
of or relating to a person or organization whose job is to control an activity or process or to the regulations themselves: a regulatory agency federal regulatory standards
(Definition of regulatory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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regulatoryadjective

uk   /ˈreɡjələtəri/  us   /ˈreɡjələtɔri/ GOVERNMENT, LAW
relating to the activity of checking whether a business is working according to official rules or laws: regulatory control/powers It is time to develop a new regulatory framework to ensure the safety of investors. The deal is subject to regulatory approval.
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[C] an official organization that is responsible for checking whether a business is working legally and according to rules or laws: Any regulatory agency can shut down a project if it does not meet health and safety standards. Regulatory bodies in Europe are questioning the drug's safety.
(Definition of regulatory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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