Regime meaning

rā-zhēm, rĭ-
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A regulated system of diet, exercise, or medical treatment; a regimen.
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A social system or order.
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A period of rule.
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The period during which a particular administration or system prevails.
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The period of time that a person or system is in power.
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A form of government, or the government in power (as in a socialist regime).
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Mode of rule or management.
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A regulated system; a regimen.
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Regime is an accepted way things are done or a group that is in control and has power.

An example of regime is military training.

An example of regime is a dictatorship.

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(hydrology) A set of characteristics.

A typical annual water level regime would include a gradual summer drawdown beginning in early May.

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A prevailing pattern of water flow, as of a river.
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Origin of regime

  • French régime from Old French from Latin regimen from regere to rule reg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French régime, from Latin regimen (“direction, government").

    From Wiktionary