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- n. regimen; government
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See government, n., 7.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In grammar, the influence or power of a word in consequence of which another word in the sentence must have a certain form, in regard to number, case, person, mode, or the like; government.
Latin rectio, from regere ("to rule or govern"). (Wiktionary)