regime: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ru-zhēm', rā-, or, sometimes, -jēm'), [key]
— n.
  1. a mode or system of rule or government: a dictatorial regime.
  2. a ruling or prevailing system.
  3. a government in power.
  4. the period during which a particular government or ruling system is in power.
  5. regimen (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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