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Definition of "regulative" [reg•u•la•tive]

  • Of, or relating to regulation (adjective)
  • Having a regulatory function (adjective)

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Use "regulative" in a sentence
  • "It is pretty evident that Maoist cadres have been involved into the smuggling cordyceps and other endangered medicinal herbs and regarding this they have also established their own so-called regulative mechanism."
  • "Calvin's approach to worship later came to be called the regulative principle."
  • "In my article, I introduced a reference to driving on the right as an example to show how rules can function causally in behavior; but in the article I also distinguish between "regulative" and "constitutive" rules."