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regime

re·gime [or] ré·gime

regime [or] régime

 
 
pronunciation:
r zhim
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system of rule, government, or administration.
The people suffered under the dictator's oppressive regime.
synonyms:
governance, regimen
definition 2: a ruling government.
The new regime has begun to institute reforms.
synonyms:
administration, government, rule
definition 3: a social, managerial, or administrative pattern.
The present regime at the agency makes good work impossible.
synonyms:
administration, management, modus operandi, system
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The word regime contains the following part:
reg, rect, rig1 Latin root that means king, rule, guide; straight