how to pronounce regulator


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the above transcription of regulator is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

regulator is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of regulator in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… moisture a regulator essentially once …”

meanings of regulator


  1. A gene involved in controlling the expression of one or more other genes.
  2. A device that controls or limits something.
  3. A person or group that sets standards of practice, especially those established by law.
  4. A very accurate clock, used by clockmakers to measure the timekeeping of each newly made clock.
  5. A bulldozer (member of intimidating group of white US Southerners).
  6. A device that controls the supply of steam to the cylinders of a steam locomotive.

regulator frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word regulator occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics regulator can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that regulator can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to regulator


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