Simple Definition of regime
: a form of government : a particular government
: a system of management
Full Definition of regime
1 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
2 a : mode of rule or management b : a form of government <a socialist regime> c : a government in power d : a period of rule
Examples of regime in a sentence
The new regime is sure to fall.
Under the new regime, all workers must file a weekly report.
He was put on a strict exercise regime.
Variants of regime
régimeplay \rā-ˈzhēm, ri- also ri-ˈjēm\
Origin and Etymology of regime
French régime, from Old French regimen, regime, from Late Latin regimin-, regimen
First Known Use: 1776
Rhymes with regime
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Legal Definition of regime
: a system of principles, rules, or regulations for administration (as of property) <the mandatory consecutive sentencing regime — People v. Garcia, 642 N.E.2d 1077 (1994)> <community property regime> —used especially in the civil law of Louisiana
Additional Notes on regime
Under the Louisiana Civil Code there are various regimes for various types of property, such as community or separate property. These regimes, while usually established by the law, may also be modified or created by agreement of the parties.
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