- 1A government, especially an authoritarian one: ideological opponents of the regimeMore example sentences
- For one, wages tend to be lower in authoritarian regimes than in democracies, giving businesses in dictatorships a monetary advantage in selling exports abroad.
- Meanwhile, in southern Europe, Spain, Portugal, and Greece were ruled by authoritarian regimes.
- This sort of empty democratic trapping is a hallmark of authoritarian regimes.
- 2A system or ordered way of doing things: detention centres with a very tough physical regime a tax regimeMore example sentences
- Of course, economists apply additional tests to tax regimes.
- ‘We have requested Burgoynes to focus on the Assured's cleaning regimes in order to ensure that compliance has occurred’.
- It would in effect change the regime from a reference system to an appellate one.
- 2.1A coordinated programme for the promotion or restoration of health; a regimen: a low-calorie, low-fat regimeMore example sentences
- Bladder instillation therapy regimes are described in Table 1.
- Thus, all patients get all drugs, making medical regimes complex and costly.
- She has a chart for a typical patient's eight-week therapy on various regimes.
- 2.2The conditions under which a scientific or industrial process occurs.More example sentences
- However, there are regimes in which a process similar to stochastic resonance operates and amplifies pattern selectivity.
- Peds are blocky structures formed in soils as a result of wetting and drying processes under seasonal climate regimes.
- However, their concentration is governed by the hydrological regime of the river systems.
late 15th century (in the sense 'regimen'): French régime, from Latin regimen 'rule' (see regimen). Sense 1 dates from the late 18th century (with original reference to the Ancien Régime).