The word regulate is a verb. Regulate means (1) check the emission of (sound), (2) fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of, (3) shape or influence; give direction to, (4) bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word regulate.
The official state bodies that license and regulate the real estate profession are known as the real estate commissions. The page includes a directory of state real estate commissions.
Cities and towns use building permits to regulate construction in order to ensure that construction in their jurisdictions is safe and meets construction codes.
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