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nonregulation

noun non·reg·u·la·tion \ ˌnän-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən also -ˌrā- \

Definition of nonregulation

: an absence or lack of regulation : the failure or refusal to regulate
  • the nonregulation of the financial markets

nonregulatory

play \ˌnän-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē also -ˈrā-\ adjective
    • the nonregulatory functions of the agency

First Known Use of nonregulation

1889


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nonregulation

adjective

Definition of nonregulation

: not conforming to regulations
  • a 9-hole nonregulation golf course
  • wearing a nonregulation uniform

First Known Use of nonregulation

1865


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