Definition of regulatory in English:


Line breaks: regu|la¦tory
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛgjʊlət(ə)ri
, ˌrɛgjʊˈleɪt(ə)ri/


Serving or intended to regulate something: the existing legal and regulatory framework regulatory enzymes
More example sentences
  • First, regulatory and legislative bodies in any developing country will rarely change on their own.
  • The government on its part is putting in place the regulatory frameworks for the gas industry.
  • We cannot expect order to exist for a long time in a market without a regulatory framework.

Definition of regulatory in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
bearing bristles or setae; bristly