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regimen

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noun reg·i·men \ˈre-jə-mən also ˈre-zhə-\

Simple Definition of regimen

  • : a plan or set of rules about food, exercise, etc., to make someone become or stay healthy

Full Definition of regimen

  1. 1 a :  a systematic plan (as of diet, therapy, or medication) especially when designed to improve and maintain the health of a patient b :  a regular course of action and especially of strenuous training <the daily regimen of athletes>

  2. 2 :  government, rule

  3. 3 :  regime 1c

Examples of regimen

  1. <with the start of the new year, a new party will have regimen over the nation and, hopefully, bring some much-needed change>



Origin of regimen

Middle English, from Medieval Latin regimin-, regimen position of authority, direction, set of rules, from Latin, steering, control, from regere to direct


First Known Use: 14th century


REGIMEN Defined for Kids

regimen

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noun reg·i·men \ˈre-jə-mən\

Definition of regimen

  1. :  a systematic course of action <a daily exercise regimen>




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regimen

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noun reg·i·men \ˈrej-ə-mən also ˈrezh-ə-\

Medical Definition of regimen

  1. :  a systematic plan (as of diet, therapy, or medication) especially when designed to improve and maintain the health of a patient





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