Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

regulate | deregulate

1) control or maintain something
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    • regulate the temperature/markets/industry
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  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. If you find yourself getting a little cold, you can regulate the temperature in the house by using the thermostat in the sitting room.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. All these rules and regulations in the property market make it very hard to do business. It can take weeks to get through all the red tape that comes along with making a deal! 
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The government in that country closely regulates the financial services industry. They fear that deregulation could lead to a financial meltdown.
    2. Many financial experts believe that unregulated markets are the best way to increase global trade, and lower prices, as they are free from government interference in the form of tariffs and quotas.
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