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ラッセル英単語・熟語

★ regulator【 (n) 取り締まる人,規定する人;調節(調整)器】

1.ラッセルの著書より


ラッセル英単語・熟語1500
Desires, emotions, passions (you can choose whichever word you will), are the only possible causes of action. Reason is not a cause of action but only a regulator.
[欲望,情動,情熱(どの語を選んでもかまわないけれども)が,唯一行為の原因となりうるものである。理性は行為の原因ではなくて,調整役にすぎない]
 出典:ラッセル『ヒューマン・ソサエティ−倫理学から政治学へ』まえがき

2.参考

a humidity regulator
[湿度調節器]
 出典:『究極の英単語v.4_超上級の3000語』p.143

Regulator : an instrument that controls something, such as the part of a clock that controls its speed.
 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.

A regulator is a person of organization appointed by a government to regulate an area of activity such as banking or industry. // A regulator is a device of mechanism that automatically controls something, such as the temperature in a room or the growth of a person's body.
 出典:Collin's COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, new ed.