Regime - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |reɪˈʒiːm|  American pronunciation of the word regime
Brit.  |reɪˈʒiːm|  British pronunciation of the word regime


- the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit (syn: authorities, government)
- (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet) (syn: regimen)


The new regime is sure to fall.

Under the new regime, all workers must file a weekly report.

He was put on a strict exercise regime.

The regime got rid of most of its opponents.

Under the new regime, all sheep and cattle will be regularly tested for disease.

Life was better under the previous regime.

Under а military regime, civil liberties may be severely curtailed.

the violent excesses of the military regime

a regime that rules by terror

...a great rising of the people was all it took to bring down a regime that imagined that it would endure for a thousand years...

Many innocent people were butchered under his regime.

...any defiance of the authoritarian regime would have dire consequences...

...dissidents were shot, and their lands expropriated under his regime...

She forswore her allegiance to the old regime.

...the hardhanded rule of a tyrannical regime...

Word forms

singular: regime
plural: regimes
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