reg·i·ment • n. / ˈrejəmənt/ 1. a permanent unit of an army typically commanded by a colonel and divided into several companies, squadrons, or batteries and often into two battalions: two or three miles inland a highly experienced artillery regiment had established a defensive position. ∎ an operational unit of artillery. ∎ a large array or number of people or things: a neat regiment of jars and bottles. 2. archaic rule or government over a person, people, or country: the powers of ecclesiastical regiment which none but the Church should wield. • v. / ˈrejəˌment/ [tr.] (usu. be regimented) 1. organize according to a strict, sometimes oppressive system or pattern: every aspect of their life is strictly regimented | [as adj.] (regimented) the regimented environment of the ward. 2. rare form (troops) into a regiment or regiments. DERIVATIVES: reg·i·men·ta·tion / ˌrejəmənˈtāshən; -ˌmen-/ n.
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