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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself) adj. - Exercising power or authority; Governing; reigning; prevalent; predominant.

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  • Work is the law of life; it is the ruling principle in the lives of the Saints.
  • Adjective : the ruling party. ,the ruling factor in recovery from an illness. ,ruling prices; ruling values
  • Noun : the rules of chess. ,the Franciscan rule. ,the rule rather than the exception. ,under the rule of a dictator. ,during the rule of...
  • Verb (used with object) : to rule the empire with severity. ,The judge ruled that he should be exiled. ,to rule paper. ,to rule lines on paper.... for more
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