regulation

  

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2.Law: Rule based on and meant to carry out a specific piece of legislation (such as for the protection of environment). Regulations are enforced usually by a regulatory agency formed or mandated to carry out the purpose or provisions of a legislation. Also called regulatory requirement.

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  • When starting a new business you must know every rule and regulation ahead of time so that everything is up to code.

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  • It was against regulation for the farmer to wear his overalls to the meeting because it had an impact on the team's feelings.

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  • When you are starting a new company you must make sure that it will pass every regulation or you could get big fines down the road.

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