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Regulation vs. Compliance

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Regulationnoun

(uncountable) The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated.

Compliancenoun

An act of complying.

Regulationnoun

(countable) A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization.

Compliancenoun

(uncountable) The state of being compliant.

Regulationnoun

(European Union law) A form of legislative act which is self-effecting, and requires no further intervention by the Member States to become law.

Compliancenoun

(uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.

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Regulationnoun

(genetics) Mechanism controlling DNA transcription.

Compliancenoun

(mechanics) A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility

Regulationnoun

(medicine) Physiological process which consists in maintaining homoeostasis.

Compliancenoun

(medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan

Regulationadjective

In conformity with applicable rules and regulations.

Compliancenoun

The department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with.

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Regulationnoun

The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.

‘The temper and regulation of our own minds.’;

Compliancenoun

The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission.

‘What compliances will remove dissension?’; ‘Ready compliance with the wishes of his people.’;

Regulationnoun

A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school.

Compliancenoun

A disposition to yield to others; complaisance.

‘A man of few words and of great compliance.’;

Regulationnoun

an authoritative rule

Compliancenoun

acting according to certain accepted standards

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Regulationnoun

a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior;

‘it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast’; ‘short haircuts were the regulation’;

Compliancenoun

happy friendly agreement

Regulationnoun

the state of being controlled or governed

Compliancenoun

a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

Regulationnoun

(embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered

Compliancenoun

the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

Regulationnoun

the act of bringing to uniformity; making regular

Compliancenoun

the action or fact of complying with a wish or command

‘the ways in which the state maintains order and compliance’;

Regulationnoun

the act of controlling or directing according to rule;

‘fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians’;

Compliancenoun

excessive acquiescence

‘the appalling compliance with government views shown by the commission’;

Regulationadjective

prescribed by or according to regulation;

‘regulation army equipment’;

Compliancenoun

the state or fact of according with or meeting rules or standards

‘all imports of timber are in compliance with regulations’; ‘this paper estimates the compliance costs of such a policy change’;

Regulationnoun

a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority

‘planning regulations’;

Compliancenoun

the property of a material of undergoing elastic deformation or (of a gas) change in volume when subjected to an applied force. It is equal to the reciprocal of stiffness.

Regulationnoun

in accordance with regulations; of the correct type

‘regulation army footwear’;

Compliancenoun

the ability of an organ to distend in response to applied pressure.

Regulationnoun

of a familiar or predictable type; formulaic

‘a regulation Western parody’;

Regulationnoun

the action or process of regulating or being regulated

‘the regulation of financial markets’;

Regulation

Regulation is the management of complex systems according to a set of rules and trends. In systems theory, these types of rules exist in various fields of biology and society, but the term has slightly different meanings according to context.

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