System vs Regulation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between system and regulation

is that system is system while regulation is regulation.

system

English

(wikipedia system)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members.
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  • # (label) A set of equations involving the same , which are to be solved simultaneously.
  • # (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a vegetative function.
  • # (label) A set of staffs that indicate instruments or sounds that are to be played simultaneously.
  • A method or way of organizing or planning.
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  • As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
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  • # (derogatory) In the system : the mainstream culture, elites, or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.
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  • Synonyms

    * apparatus, arrangement, complex, composition, logistics, machinery, organization, set up, synthesis, structure

    Derived terms

    * binary system * biological system * closed system * complex adaptive system * complex system * computer system * conceptual system * Copernican system * cultural system * dynamical system * economic system * ecosystem * expert system * formal system * global positioning system * information system * isolated system * legal system * metric system * multi-agent system * nervous system * open system * operating system * out of one's system * physical system * political system * Ptolemaic system * sensory system * social system * sociotechnical system theory * solar system * subsystem * system dynamics * systems art * systems biology * systems categories * systems ecology * systems engineering * systems of measurement * systems science * systems theory

    See also

    * network

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    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.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , 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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