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regir

Translation of regir in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • 2 (España) [familiar] (carburar) See examples: esa chica no rige or no rige bien
    that girl's not all there
    [familiar]

also: regirse verbo pronominal

  • los valores morales por los que todavía se rige esta comunidad
    the moral values which still hold sway in this community
    the moral values by which the community is still governed
    el mercado libre se rige por las leyes de la oferta y la demanda
    the free market is controlled by o is subject to the laws of supply and demand
    los criterios por los cuales se rige la organización
    the criteria which are the basic tenets of the organization
Example sentences
  • La Educación Básica surge como consecuencia de la reforma curricular que actualmente rige en el país.
  • Peatones Esta papeleta sólo rige para sancionar a conductores.
  • La declaración en la vía diplomática tiene un tratamiento especial y ello se rige de acuerdo a sus cánones.

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