Definition of regs in English:

regs

informal
  • Regulations.

    • ‘The water fountain example is relevant because it is the type of thing sleazy companies will do to get around regs.’
    • ‘‘Those regs are as good as gold,’ said Ellen Kearns, an employment lawyer who specializes in wage-and-hour issues with Epstein Becker & Green in Boston.’
    • ‘Pfizer also has initiated a $5 billion stock buyback - though the company says that isn't a direct result of the profits it's shipping home, since share repurchases aren't allowed under the Treasury regs.’
    • ‘Hearings will be held, comments will be weighed, the proposed regs will be revised as necessary, and final regs will be issued.’
    • ‘So, while the Twenty-First Amendment insists that booze regulation is a state matter, the Commerce Clause rather insists that a state can't have two sets of regs, one for its own producers, and one for the rest of the country.’
    • ‘Some areas have federal orders, some have state regs, some are unregulated.’
    • ‘To comply with the new regs, U.S. farmers and food processors would have to completely change the way they grow, store, produce, and transport their goods.’
    • ‘Engler took bold steps: In 12 years he cut taxes by $21 billion, pruned environmental regs, and cut welfare.’
    • ‘FI changed the regs to prevent out and out domination.’
    • ‘Newly appointed FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell wants to ease the regs but aggressively enforce those that remain by proposing to more than double fines for shutting out local competitors.’
    • ‘By keeping these ‘rules, regs, and recommendations’ of the search engine copywriting game in mind, you're sure to create copy that impresses both your visitors AND the engines.’
    • ‘Conservatives in Congress are talking about subjecting cable TV to the same indecency regs that govern broadcast networks.’
    • ‘Complete the mission however you want, just don't violate the rules, regs and SOPs.’
    • ‘With all the new regs in place - Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Sarbanes-Oxley and the like - boards are going to see the light; they'll start to understand how important infosecurity is.’
    • ‘On Aug. 13, Minnesota became the first state to declare Vonage a telephone service subject to state regs, including paying fees to fund 911 service.’
    • ‘Although a majority of federal regs cover small businesses, many CEOs don't know when they're breaking - or nearly breaking - the law.’
    • ‘She knew how Starke was regarding rules and regs.’
    • ‘While the regs don't take effect until 2005, compliant equipment could come to market next year.’
    • ‘The effect of regs 83 and 84 of the General Regulations is that, whether a certificate is revoked or discharged, does not affect the ability of the assisted person's solicitor and counsel to look to the Board for payment of their fees.’
    • ‘While Big Business chafes at many federal regs, in recent years it has begun to recognize the advantages of uniformity over a 50-state patchwork of laws.’
    charter, social code, canon, body of law, system of laws, system of rules
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Pronunciation:

regs

/rɛɡz/