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1. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
2. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement.
3. To adjust a mechanism for accurate and proper functioning.
4. To put or maintain in order.

reg′u·la′tive, reg′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
reg′u·la′tor n.

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Q. My hormones are always out of wake. How can I regulate my periods? I like to try with herbs. I am 32 years old and I have 2 children. After my second delivery I had irregular periods. I have been on BC most of my life to regulate my periods but I don't like them. And I feel sick. My physician said that my thyroid is low but within normal range. My hormones are always out of wake. How can I regulate my periods? I like to try with herbs.

A. My dear your decision is good. There is nothing to feel sick; most of the women are having this problem. My daughter had the same problem like you; we tried so many meds but in vain. At last we tried with herbal meds really it is amazing, after that she had regular period. Now she is happy. I suggest you to try with herbal meds. Good Luck.

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With respect to the moderating effects of institutional distances, we hypothesized that the effect of CR on consumer behavior would weaken in the case that the regulative, normative, and cultural-cognitive distances increase.
As with any Kantian regulative ideal, the "kingdom of ends" has a dual role.
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Regulative institutions consist of "explicit regulative processes: rule setting, monitoring, and sanctioning activities" (SCOTT, 1995, 35).
It seems plausible that regulative, cognitive, and normative institutions will affect the types of opportunities people see, the decision to start up a venture, the types of organizations they form, the financing arrangements, the management methods they employ, and the growth they achieve.
It is recognized that most economics and rationalist dominate regulative side of institutions while recent sociologist, political scientist etc.
5) Quite the contrary, it prescribes a structurally pluralist theory of contract, in which contract law is an umbrella of a diverse set of institutions, and each institution responds to a different regulative principle--that is, each vindicates a distinct balance of values in accordance with its characteristic subject matter and the ideal type of relationships it anticipates.
For Newman, each of these comes to particular expression in differing roles within the church: where the devotional and spiritual dimension comes to clearest expression at the parochial level of priest and people gathered in prayer, word and sacrament; the teaching and intellectual dimension comes to clearest expression in the theological function in the church; and the regulative and governmental dimension is seen most clearly in the episcopate.
16) He believes that "institutions consist of cognitive, normative and regulative structures and activities that provide stability and meaning to social behaviour.
Communities and institutions are both governed by cognitive-cultural, normative, and regulative forces but the forces prevailing in them are of a different nature (Marquis, Glynn, & Davis, 2007; Peredo & Chrisman, 2006).
Discussion panels will focus on significant issues connected with the insurance sector -solidarity insurance, regulative and supervision practices and laws regulating reinsurance activity and methods of developing them on the local level.
For instance, historical propositions are constitutive of G, metaphysical propositions are regulative of G, and propositions in formal logic and mathematics are instrumental to G.