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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French régime, from Latin regimen (direction, government). Doublet of regimen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹəˈʒiːm/, /ɹeɪˈʒiːm/, /ˈɹeɪʒiːm/
  • Rhymes: -iːm

NounEdit

regime (plural regimes)

  1. Mode of rule or management.
    a prison regime
  2. A form of government, or the government in power.
    a capitalist regime
  3. A period of rule.
  4. A regulated system; a regimen.
    a fitness regime
    Heaven will eliminate the tyrannical regimes.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, in 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 […].
    • 2017: "The Cake Is Just the Beginning" by Mark Joseph Stern, Slate
      Gorsuch’s theory would hobble this nondiscrimination regime by preventing the government from directing employers to tell employees about their rights and responsibilities under law.
  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 (singular definite regimet, plural indefinite regimer)

  1. regime

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French régime.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rəˈʒim/, /reːˈʒim/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧gi‧me
  • Rhymes: -im

NounEdit

regime n (plural regimes, diminutive regimetje n)

  1. regime (political order)
    Synonyms: regeringsstelsel, staatsbestel
  2. regime (undemocratic political order or government)
  3. 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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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French régime

NounEdit

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

  1. regime (form of government)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French régime

NounEdit

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

  1. regime (form of government)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin regimen. Doublet of regímen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁɨˈʒimɨ/
  • Hyphenation: re‧gi‧me

NounEdit

regime m (plural regimes)

  1. regime (mode of rule or management)
  2. regime (form of government)
  3. regime (period of rule)
  4. diet (controlled regimen of food and drink)

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  • Hunsrik: Rëschimm

Further readingEdit

  • regime in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913