WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020 reg•i•ment /n. ˈrɛdʒəmənt; v. -ˌmɛnt/USA pronunciation
n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
v. [~ + object]
- Militarya military unit of ground forces made up of two or more battalions.
reg•i•men•tal, adj. [before a noun]regimental headquarters.See -reg-.
- to manage or treat according to strict discipline:known for harshly regimenting his men.
(n. rej′ə mənt;v. rej′ə ment′),USA pronunciation n.
- Militarya unit of ground forces, consisting of two or more battalions or battle groups, a headquarters unit, and certain supporting units.
- to manage or treat in a rigid, uniform manner;
subject to strict discipline.
- to form into a regiment or regiments.
- to assign to a regiment or group.
- to form into an organized group, usually for the purpose of rigid or complete control.
- Late Latin regimentum, equivalent. to Latin reg(ere) to rule + -i- -i- + -mentum -ment
- Middle French
- Middle English 1350–1400
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regiment n /ˈrɛdʒɪmənt/
- a military formation varying in size from a battalion to a number of battalions
- a large number in regular or organized groups
Etymology: 14th Century: via Old French from Late Latin regimentum government, from Latin regere to ruleˌregiˈmental adj ˌregiˈmentally adv ˌregimenˈtation n
- to force discipline or order on, esp in a domineering manner
- to organize into a regiment or regiments
- to form into organized groups
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