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rul·ing

 (ro͞o′lĭng)
adj.
1. Exercising control or authority: the ruling junta; ruling circles of the government.
2. Predominant: the ruling principle.
n.
1. The act of governing or controlling.
2. An authoritative or official decision: a court ruling.

ruling

(ˈruːlɪŋ)
n
1. a decision of someone in authority, such as a judge
2. one or more parallel ruled lines
adj
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) controlling or exercising authority: the ruling classes.
4. prevalent or predominant

rul•ing

(ˈru lɪŋ)

n.
1. an authoritative decision, as one by a judge on a debated point of law.
2. the act of drawing straight lines with a ruler.
3. ruled lines.
adj.
4. governing or dominating.
5. controlling; predominating: the ruling factor.
6. prevalent.
[1175–1225]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ruling - the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)ruling - the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Adj.1.ruling - exercising power or authority
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"

ruling

noun
1. decision, finding, resolution, verdict, judgment, decree, adjudication, pronouncement He tried to have the court ruling overturned.

ruling

adjective
1. Exercising controlling power or influence:
2. Having preeminent significance:
noun
An authoritative or official decision, especially one made by a court:
Translations
حاكِمقَرار، حُكْم
nálezrozhodnutívládnoucí
stjórnandi, ráîandiúrskurîur
vládnuci
hükümidare edenyargıyöneten

ruling

[ˈruːlɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (= governing) [class, body] → dirigente; [party] → en el poder; [monarch] → reinante
ruling planet (Astrol) → planeta m dominante
2. (= predominant) [passion, factor] → dominante
3. (Fin) [price] → que rige, vigente
B. N (Jur) → fallo m, resolución f (Admin, Sport) → decisión f
to give a ruling on a disputefallar en una disputa

ruling

[ˈruːlɪŋ]
adj
[party] → au pouvoir
[class] → dirigeant(e)
n
(LAW)décision fruling body norgane m directeur

ruling

adj
(= in power) body, eliteherrschend; the ruling classdie herrschende Klasse; the ruling partydie Regierungspartei
(= determining) factorausschlaggebend; passionvorherrschend; (= prevalent)(vor)herrschend; (Fin, St Ex) pricesnotiert; ruling principleleitendes Prinzip, Leitprinzip nt
n (Admin, Jur) → Entscheidung f; to get a rulingeinen Bescheid erhalten; to give a rulingeine Entscheidung fällen

ruling

[ˈruːlɪŋ]
1. adj (passion, idea) → grande, dominante; (party) → al potere
the ruling classes → la classe dirigente
2. n (Law) → decisione f

rule

(ruːl) noun
1. government. under foreign rule.
2. a regulation or order. school rules.
3. what usually happens or is done; a general principle. He is an exception to the rule that fat people are usually happy.
4. a general standard that guides one's actions. I make it a rule never to be late for appointments.
5. a marked strip of wood, metal etc for measuring. He measured the windows with a rule.
verb
1. to govern. The king ruled (the people) wisely.
2. to decide officially. The judge ruled that the witness should be heard.
3. to draw (a straight line). He ruled a line across the page.
ruled adjective
having straight lines drawn across. ruled paper.
ˈruler noun
1. a person who governs. the ruler of the state.
2. a long narrow piece of wood, plastic etc for drawing straight lines. I can't draw straight lines without a ruler.
ˈruling adjective
governing. the ruling party.
noun
an official decision. The judge gave his ruling.
as a rule
usually. I don't go out in the evening as a rule.
rule off
to draw a line in order to separate. He ruled off the rest of the page.
rule out
to leave out; not to consider. We mustn't rule out the possibility of bad weather.
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