regime

noun
1 system of government
ADJECTIVE
new
old

Crowds celebrated the downfall of the old regime.

current, established, existing, present
ruling
former, previous
ousted

An interim government was elected to replace the ousted regime.

interim
political
conservative, liberal, radical
authoritarian, autocratic, despotic, dictatorial, fundamentalist, totalitarian, tyrannical, undemocratic

dictatorships and autocratic regimes

The tyrannical regime violently repressed any opposition.

brutal, hard-line, harsh, murderous, oppressive, repressive
corrupt
hostile
outlaw, rogue

the threat posed by rogue regimes

communist, democratic, fascist, nationalist, socialist
constitutional, parliamentary
revolutionary
military
colonial
secular, theocratic

collaboration with the secular Egyptian regime

a harsh and unrelenting theocratic regime

puppet

In 1940 a puppet regime was established by the invaders.

VERB + REGIME
establish, install, set up
defeat, destroy, overthrow, topple
change, remove, replace

the day he and his regime are removed from power

bolster, strengthen

Education was seen as a way of bolstering the existing regime.

destabilize, undermine
back, support
challenge, criticize, oppose
head, lead

a military regime headed by the general

REGIME + VERB
exist
come to power

The communist regime came to power in 1975.

emerge
collapse, fall
govern, rule
pose a danger, pose a threat

These regimes pose a grave and growing danger.

REGIME + NOUN
change

the real war aim of regime change

PREPOSITION
against a/the regime

She called for sanctions against the regime.

under a/the regime

He spoke of the abhorrent crimes that had been committed under the regime.

regime under

a military regime under Franco

PHRASES
a change of regime
the collapse of a regime, the fall of a regime, the overthrow of a regime
a member of a regime
2 set of rules/procedures
ADJECTIVE
harsh, rigorous, strict
new
special
exercise, fitness, health, training
dietary
drug, treatment
economic, financial, fiscal, legal, monetary, regulatory

a financial regime imposed by the government

tax, trade, trading
safety (esp. BrE)

the company's outstanding safety regime

non-proliferation

a challenge to the global nuclear non-proliferation regime

sanctions

the UN-enforced sanctions regime

VERB + REGIME
create, set up, start

It will be necessary to create a regime to monitor compliance with the agreements.

impose

A strict regime of exercise was imposed on the children.

follow

He suggested to me that I follow his fitness regime.

REGIME + VERB
be based on sth

a regime based on discipline and training

PREPOSITION
under a/the regime

Under the new regime you will be liable for automatic penalties for late submission of tax returns.

regime for

the new regime for accounting for charities


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