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Noun: regime  rey'zheem or ri'zheem
  1. The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    "the regime reduced taxes";
    - government, authorities
     
  2. (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
    - regimen
Noun: ancien régime
  1. A political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution)

Derived forms: regimes

Type of: plan, polity, program, programme [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Regime