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regiment

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Army
regimentre‧gi‧ment1 /ˈredʒəmənt/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PMAa large group of soldiers, usually consisting of several battalions2 GROUP OF PEOPLEGROUP OF THINGSa large number of people, animals, or thingsregiment of 🔊 a regiment of antsregimental /ˌredʒəˈmentl◂/ adjective 🔊 the regimental commander
Examples from the Corpus
regimentA commission appointed by the governor concluded that even a regiment could not have controlled the mob.He cooked Thanksgiving dinner for a regiment of friends and family.Another regiment of twigs was fighting something unseen in the sky.the 11th Armored Cavalry RegimentAnd the first regiment will move in next March.But Frederick will soon have to return to his regiment, Henry reassures her.In 1946 Yehuda joined the zionist Palmach regiment, and fought in the Negev desert two years later.Balcarre's and Barclay's regiments of horse are confused.As the joint author of a recent book on the regiment explains.From divisions to brigades, from brigades to regiments, the order ran.
regimentre‧gi‧ment2 /ˈredʒəment/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 CONTROLto organize and control people firmly and usually too strictly 🔊 the regimented routine of boarding school Grammar Regiment is usually passive.regimentation /ˌredʒəmenˈteɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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Verb table
regiment
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyregiment
he, she, itregiments
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyregimented
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave regimented
he, she, ithas regimented
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad regimented
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill regiment
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have regimented
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