Grammar Patterns

under N

The 'regime' group

These nouns refer to a political regime or system.
Under communism their crops were subsidized and gas cost about a dime a gallon.
The country had, in any case, been under Soviet occupation since 1945.
You do realize that under the new regime, the unemployment figures have fallen drastically?
  • under apartheid
  • under capitalism
  • under communism
  • under democracy
  • under Labour
  • under occupation
  • under socialism
  • under ... occupation
  • under ... rule
  • under the Lib Dems
  • under the monarchy
  • under the Tories
  • The following are used as normal count nouns, but are always used with words which make the meaning more specific:
  • government
  • regime
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