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1 : to govern or direct according to rule
2 a : to bring under the control of law
b : to make regulations for or concerning
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.