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an official rule or order:
There seem to be so many rules and regulations these days.
new regulations on imports
regulations governing the safety of toys
The local authority is introducing new planning regulations.
All companies must comply with the regulations.
under ... regulations
Under the new regulations, all staff must have safety training.
control over something, especially by rules
the regulation of public spending