self-regulatory

adjective
self-reg·​u·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˌself-ˈre-gyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce self-regulatory (audio) also -ˈrā- \

Definition of self-regulatory

: serving or tending to regulate oneself or itself a self-regulatory industry … the ABA [American Bar Association] worries that perhaps lawyers will lose a measure of self-regulatory power.The National Law Journal

First Known Use of self-regulatory

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-regulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-regulatory. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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