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regir

Translation of regir in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] (carburar) esa chica no rige or no rige bien that girl's not all there [familiar/colloquial]

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (regirse)

  • 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/or 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

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