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regime

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

Simple Definition of regime

  • : a form of government : a particular government

  • : a system of management

Full Definition of regime

  1. 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. 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

  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.



Variants of regime

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

Origin of regime

French régime, from Old French regimen, regime, from Late Latin regimin-, regimen


First Known Use: 1776



REGIME Defined for Kids

regime

play
noun re·gime \rā-ˈzhēm, ri-\

Definition of regime

  1. 1 :  a form or system of government <a military regime>

  2. 2 :  regimen




Medical Dictionary

regime

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

Medical Definition of regime





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