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self-regulationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌself.reɡ.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌself.reɡ.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/
making certain yourself that you or your employees act according to the rules, rather than having this done by other people: They favour the self-regulation of the industry, and strict codes of conduct have already been issued by the Advertising Association.
self-regulating
adjective uk   /ˌselfˈreɡ.jə.leɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˌselfˈreɡ.jə.leɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ (also self-regulatory )
a self-regulating body/organization
(Definition of self-regulation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self regulation" in Business English

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self regulationnoun [U]

uk   us   HR
a situation in which an industry, profession, etc. checks that its members act according to particular rules, rather than having this done by another organization: NAB has long believed that responsible industry self-regulation is preferable to government regulation.
(Definition of self regulation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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