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verb [transitive] regulate pronunciation in American English /ˈreɡjəˌleɪt/
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present participleregulating
past tenseregulated
past participleregulated
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  1. 1
    to control an activity, process, or industry officially by using rules
    The proposal seeks to change the way the airline industry is regulated.

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 regulate pronunciation in American English /ˈreɡjələtɪv/ adjective


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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