Share this entry

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.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    adverb
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day

    portero

    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.