self-regulation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"self-regulation" in British English

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self-regulationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌself.reɡ.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
making ​certain yourself that you or ​youremployeesactaccording to the ​rules, ​rather than having this done by other ​people: They ​favour the self-regulation of the ​industry, and ​strictcodes of ​conduct have already been ​issued by the Advertising Association.
self-regulating
adjective uk   /ˌselfˈreɡ.jʊ.leɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-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 ​membersact according to particular ​rules, rather than having this done by another ​organization: NAB has ​long believed that ​responsible industry self-regulation is preferable to ​governmentregulation.
(Definition of self regulation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-regulation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我调节, 自我调整…
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