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self-regulative

[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.
Also, self-regulatory
[self-reg-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈsɛlf-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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