Definition of regularization in US English:


(British regularisation)


  • See regularize

    • ‘We will be asking for an end to detentions and deportation, the abolition of security certificates and the regularization of all non-status migrants.’
    • ‘The workers' demands include regularisation of working hours; wages fixed in line with government directives, the provision of educational facilities for their children and amenities for their parents.’
    • ‘We need to address a regularization of immigration policy.’
    • ‘And although the regularization of the status of immigrants is not an issue that concerns many of these voters, it is an indicator of the party's attitude to a minority that currently numbers almost 30 million people.’
    • ‘The prince will one day become the supreme governor of the Church of England and Defender of the Faith so the regularisation of his domestic arrangements has been troubling the church for some time.’