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re·gime

regime

 
 
pronunciation:
r zhim
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system of rule or government.
We will pay higher taxes under the new regime.
definition 2: a ruling government.
The current regime has been in power for over twenty years.
synonyms:
administration, government, rule
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The word regime contains the following part:
reg, rect, rig1 Latin root that means king, rule, guide; straight