Translation of regulate in Spanish:

regulate

Pronunciation: /ˈregjəleɪt; ˈregjʊleɪt/

vt

  • 1.1 [speed/temperature/prices] regular to regulate one's life poner* orden en su ( or mi etc) vida 1.2 [Law/Derecho] [industry/profession] regular the laws that regulate the sale of alcohol la legislación que regula or reglamenta la venta de bebidas alcohólicas
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    • One can only suspect that both the US and the EU are responding to pressure from business leaders not to regulate their overseas activities.
    • Often governments for a variety of reasons decide to regulate the activities of firms that compete against each other.
    • In contrast, no previous treaty or customary rule existed regulating method of combat in internal armed conflict.
    1.3 [apparatus/instrument] regular
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    • Water is necessary to transport nutrients around the body, remove wastes, maintain body temperatures and regulate metabolic processes in our bodies.
    • He slipped inside and, struggling to think over the deafening noise of the generator, he found the control panel that regulated the machine and switched it off.
    • Depression stiffens the body's response to insulin, the hormone that helps regulate energy metabolism.

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