Regulation vs Administration - What's the difference?

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Regulation is a synonym of administration.


In context|uncountable|lang=en terms the difference between regulation and administration

is that regulation is (uncountable)   the act of regulating or the condition of being regulated while administration is (uncountable) the act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.

In context|countable|lang=en terms the difference between regulation and administration

is that regulation is (countable)   a law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization while administration is (countable) a body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in great britain.

As nouns the difference between regulation and administration

is that regulation is (uncountable)   the act of regulating or the condition of being regulated while administration is (uncountable) the act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.

As a adjective regulation

is in conformity with applicable rules and regulations.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

regulation

Noun

  • (uncountable)   The act of regulating or the condition of being regulated.
  • (countable)   A law or administrative rule, issued by an organization, used to guide or prescribe the conduct of members of that organization.
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  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}
  • * Army regulations state a soldier AWOL over 30 days is a deserter.
  • (European Union law) A form of legislative act which is self-effecting, and requires no further intervention by the Member States to become law.
  • (lb) Mechanism controlling DNA transcription.
  • (lb) Physiological process which consists in maintaining homoeostasis.
  • Adjective

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  • In conformity with applicable rules and regulations.
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    administration

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (uncountable) The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in conducting affairs; the conducting of any office or employment; direction.
  • (countable) A body that administers; the executive part of government; the persons collectively who are entrusted with the execution of laws and the superintendence of public affairs; the chief magistrate and his cabinet or council; or the council, or ministry, alone, as in Great Britain.
  • Successive US administrations have had similar Middle East policies.
  • (uncountable) The act of administering, or tendering something to another; dispensation.
  • ''the administration of a medicine, of an oath, of justice, or of the sacrament.
  • (uncountable, business) Management.
  • (uncountable, legal, UK) An arrangement whereby an insolvent company can continue trading under supervision.
  • The company went into voluntary administration last week.

    Synonyms

    * supervision, conduct, management, regulation, organization, governing

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