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adjective as in controlling

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adjective as in normative

adjective as in standardizing

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Oregon and Alaska, like Colorado and Washington, will try their hand at regulating weed like booze.

A “set point” would determine weight by regulating metabolic activity, hunger and even the desire to do exercise.

So far there are no federal regulations regulating the private evidence cloud.

Physical exercise has been shown to be extremely helpful in regulating mood, energy levels, and concentration.

Political elites were not the only ones interested in regulating the behavior of the masses by controlling the news.

Quickly following this the King issued in 1632 another proclamation regulating the retailing of tobacco.

The Spanish authorities issued a decree regulating the price of meat and other commodities.

The rules regulating travel on highways in this country are called, "the law of the road."

Many states also have statutes and cities ordinances regulating the duties and liabilities of landlords and tenants.

To maintain the vessel on an even keel he introduced four vanes, called “hydroplanes,” for regulating the depth of descent.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to regulating, such as: governing, supervising, and predominant.

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