self-reg·​u·​lat·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈre-gyə-ˌlā-tiŋ also -ˈrā- How to pronounce self-regulating (audio) \

Definition of self-regulating

: regulating oneself or itself a self-regulating industry/economy Could it be, he wondered, that the entire planet is an incredibly complex, self-regulating system designed for supporting life?— James Delingpole As part of the study, caregivers completed assessments about their children's self-regulating behaviors at 9 months old and 2 years old.— Joan Raymond especially : automatic a self-regulating mechanism

First Known Use of self-regulating

1745, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-regulating was in 1745

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