regimented

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɛdʒɪmɛntɪd/


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
reg•i•ment /n. ˈrɛdʒəmənt; v. -ˌmɛnt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Militarya military unit of ground forces made up of two or more battalions.

v. [+ object]
  1. to manage or treat according to strict discipline:known for harshly regimenting his men.
reg•i•men•tal, adj. [before a noun]regimental headquarters.See -reg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
reg•i•ment  (n. rejə mənt;v. rejə ment′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Militarya unit of ground forces, consisting of two or more battalions or battle groups, a headquarters unit, and certain supporting units.
  2. [Obs.]government.

v.t. 
  1. to manage or treat in a rigid, uniform manner;
    subject to strict discipline.
  2. to form into a regiment or regiments.
  3. to assign to a regiment or group.
  4. 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

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
regiment n /ˈrɛdʒɪmənt/
  1. a military formation varying in size from a battalion to a number of battalions
  2. a large number in regular or organized groups
vb /ˈrɛdʒɪˌmɛnt/(transitive)
  1. to force discipline or order on, esp in a domineering manner
  2. to organize into a regiment or regiments
  3. to form into organized groups
Etymology: 14th Century: via Old French from Late Latin regimentum government, from Latin regere to rule

ˌregiˈmental adj ˌregiˈmentally adv ˌregimenˈtation n
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