Definition of "regulations"
  1. Rules and administrative codes enacted by government agencies at all levels, from municipal to federal. These are not laws, but they carry the weight of law as they are adopted under the authority of statutes, and often include penalties for non-compliance. They are adopted through a process involving hearings, public notice, and final approval by the relevant agency
How to use "regulations" in a sentence
  1. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets regulations to ensure workplace safety.
  2. The Environmental Protection Agency has introduced new regulations to limit pollution from factories.
  3. The Food and Drug Administration’s regulations ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs and medical devices.

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