Definition of overregulate
- Hospitals bitterly oppose the passage of such laws, saying they oversimplify complex issues and overregulate an already struggling industry.
- —Tessa DeCarlo
- This tendency to overregulate, which results from political pressures …
- —Clark C. Havighurst
overregulationplay \ˌō-vər-ˌre-gyə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌre-gə- also -ˌrā-\ noun
- … risked hurting the economy through overregulation.
- —Richard Brookhiser