noun \rā-ˈzhēm, ri- also ri-ˈjēm\

: a form of government : a particular government

: a system of management

Full Definition of REGIME

a :  regimen 1
b :  a regular pattern of occurrence or action (as of seasonal rainfall)
c :  the characteristic behavior or orderly procedure of a natural phenomenon or process
a :  mode of rule or management
b :  a form of government <a socialist regime>
c :  a government in power
d :  a period of rule

Variants of REGIME

re·gime also ré·gime \rā-ˈzhēm, ri- also ri-ˈjēm\

Examples of REGIME

  1. The new regime is sure to fall.
  2. Under the new regime, all workers must file a weekly report.
  3. He was put on a strict exercise regime.

Origin of REGIME

French régime, from Old French regimen, regime, from Late Latin regimin-, regimen
First Known Use: 1776


noun \rā-ˈzhēm, ri- also ri-ˈjēm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REGIME


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