regulation1 /ˌreɡjəˈleɪʃən/ ●●○ W3 AWL noun
1 [countable] an official rule or order 规则；条例；法令
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.
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2 [uncountable] control over something, especially by rules 〔尤指通过规章进行的〕控制；管理
the regulation of public spending
regulation2 adjective [only before noun]
used or worn because of official rules 〔使用或穿戴〕符合规定的；正规的
The girls were all wearing regulation shoes.