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verb [transitive]     regulate pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleregulating
past tenseregulated
past participleregulated
  1. 2
    to control a machine so that it works effectively
    1. a.
      to control something so that it produces the results that you want

      Teachers are not able to regulate the temperature in their classrooms.

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     regulative pronunciation in British English
/ˈreɡjʊlətɪv/ adjective


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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