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regime

See also: Regime and régime

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  • IPA(key): /rəˈʒim/, /ˈreɪʒim/

EtymologyEdit

From French régime, from Latin regimen (direction, government).

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regime (plural regimes)

  1. Mode of rule or management.
  2. A form of government, or the government in power (as in a socialist regime).
  3. A period of rule.
  4. A regulated system; a regimen.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19: 
      It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today […].
  5. (hydrology) A set of characteristics.
    A typical annual water level regime would include a gradual summer drawdown beginning in early May.

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regime n (plural regimes, diminutive regimetje n)

  1. regime
  2. regimen, diet

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin regimen.

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regime m (plural regimi)

  1. regime, régime
  2. regimen

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regime n (definite singular regimet, indefinite plural regimer, definite plural regima / regimene)

  1. a regime (form of government)


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regime n (definite singular regimet, indefinite plural regime, definite plural regima)

  1. a regime (form of government)