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regulates

verb , present tense third-person singular of regulate

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1 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • you would be well advised to regulate your enthusiasm for the venture and pause to consider the risk involved
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2 to look after and make decisions about
  • the government agency that regulates the nuclear power industry in this country
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