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Definition of reg

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: regulation federal regs

Definition of reg (Entry 2 of 2)

1 region
2 register; registered; registration
3 regular

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Examples of reg in a Sentence

Noun a list of proposed regs according to army regs, dress uniforms must be starched and boots polished at all times
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The regs similarly require a conflict of interest based on the predicate crime, and since there was no such predicate, there was no conflict requiring the Justice Department to appoint an outside lawyer. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "Do Republicans See the Strategy to Discredit the Barr Investigation?," 2 Oct. 2019 The special counsel regs make clear that the Justice Department’s failure to adhere to them is not actionable. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, "Do Republicans See the Strategy to Discredit the Barr Investigation?," 2 Oct. 2019 The pair see each other on the reg though, as Nina can’t stay away from Anna’s couch. Anna Lunoe, Billboard, "A Timeline of Nina Las Vegas & Anna Lunoe's 15-Year Friendship, In Their Own Words," 27 Sep. 2019 In spite of these rules and regs, his footballing education stayed very much in the family, with his first club side made up mostly of a variety of brothers, cousins and uncles., "A Tribute to Ali Daei: Cristiano Ronaldo's Final International Rival," 11 Sep. 2019 In a tweet, Neal Katyal, who drafted the Justice Department regulations, wrote: ‘‘Ratcliffe dead wrong about the Special Counsel regs. Calvin Woodward,, "Fact check: President Trump falsely claims Mueller exonerated him," 24 July 2019 Tight hips are right up there with lower-back pain and knee pain as modern-day ailments many adults deal with on the reg. Amy Marturana, SELF, "13 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips," 24 Nov. 2018 Doing this move on the reg can help your core muscles work together more efficiently. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Why Doing a Hollow Body Hold Like Blake Lively’s Trainer Is So Challenging—Plus, How to Work Up to It," 30 Oct. 2018 Top-rated by leading independent buyers guide, reg. Country Living, "Sleep Better Tonight," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of reg


1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reg


by shortening

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2 Dec 2019

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“Reg.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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Kids Definition of reg.

1 region
2 regular

Legal Definition of Reg.

1 regulation
2 register

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to state or do over again or repeatedly

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