[self-reg-yuh-ley-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yəˌleɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/
governed or controlled from within; self-regulating.
[self-reg-yuh-ley-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yəˌleɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. adjusting, ruling, or governing itself without outside interference; operating or functioning without externally imposed controls or regulations: a self-regulating economy; the self-regulating market. 2. functioning automatically: a self-regulating machine. self-regulating adjective 1. (of a business, society, etc) enforcing or upholding its own rules and laws without external […]
- Self-regulating organization
noun 1. one of several British organizations set up in 1986 under the auspices of the Securities and Investment Board to regulate the activities of London investment markets SRO
[self-reg-yuh-ley-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. control by oneself or itself, as in an economy, business organization, etc., especially such control as exercised independently of governmental supervision, laws, or the like.
[self-reg-yuh-ley-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yəˌleɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. used for or capable of controlling or adjusting oneself or itself: a self-regulative device.