ruling

  • 1 ruling — rul·ing n: an official or authoritative determination, decree, statement, or interpretation (as by a judge on a question of law) followed a previous ruling on the same question see also revenue ruling compare decision, disposition …

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  • 2 Ruling — Rul ing, a. 1. Predominant; chief; reigning; controlling; as, a ruling passion; a ruling sovereign. [1913 Webster] 2. Used in marking or engraving lines; as, a ruling machine or pen. [1913 Webster] Syn: Predominant; chief; controlling; directing; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Ruling — ist eine weiße Rebsorte. Die 1955 entstandene Neuzüchtung ist eine Kreuzung von Grauburgunder (auch Ruländer genannt; als Muttersorte, ♀) und Riesling (als Vatersorte, ♂) durch August Herold an der Staatlichen Lehr und Versuchsanstalt für Wein… …

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  • 4 ruling — [adj1] dominant, governing cardinal, central, commanding, controlling, leading, overriding, overruling, pivotal, regnant, reigning, sovereign, supreme, upper; concept 574 Ant. inferior, subjective, submissive, yielding ruling [adj2] prevailing,… …

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  • 5 Ruling — Rul ing, n. 1. The act of one who rules; ruled lines. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 ruling — judicial decision, 1550s, from prp. of RULE (Cf. rule) (v.) …

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  • 7 ruling — ► NOUN ▪ an authoritative decision or pronouncement. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ exercising rule …

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  • 8 ruling — [ro͞o′liŋ] adj. that rules; specif., a) governing b) predominating c) prevalent n. 1. the act of governing 2. an official decision, esp. one made by a court or judge 3 …

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  • 9 ruling — ▪ I. ruling rul‧ing 1 [ˈruːlɪŋ] noun [countable] LAW an official decision, especially one made by a court: ruling that • a district court ruling that the plaintiff s medical evidence was unreliable • The Commission must issue a final r …

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  • 10 ruling — n. 1) to hand down (AE), make a ruling (the court handed down a ruling) 2) a fair, just; unfair, unjust ruling 3) a court ruling 4) a ruling about, on 5) a ruling that + clause (the court s ruling that the company had violated the law was… …

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  • 11 ruling — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ authoritative (esp. BrE), definitive ▪ unanimous ▪ adverse ▪ favourable/favorable (esp. AmE) ▪ …

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  • 12 ruling — [[t]ru͟ːlɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ rulings 1) ADJ: ADJ n The ruling group of people in a country or organization is the group that controls its affairs. ...the Mexican voters growing dissatisfaction with the ruling party. ...the domination of the ruling class …

    English dictionary

  • 13 ruling — rul|ing1 [ˈru:lıŋ] n an official decision, especially one made by a court ruling on ▪ the recent Supreme Court ruling on defendants rights ruling 2 ruling2 adj [only before noun] 1.) the ruling group in a country or organization is the group that …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 ruling */*/ — I UK [ˈruːlɪŋ] / US [ˈrulɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] in control of, or having the most power in, a country, group, or organization Members of the ruling party and the opposition met last night. a member of the ruling classes II UK [ˈruːlɪŋ]… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 ruling — /rooh ling/, 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: the ruling party. 5. controlling; predominating: the… …

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  • 16 ruling — rul|ing1 [ rulıŋ ] adjective only before noun ** in control of or having the most power in a country, group, or organization: Members of the ruling party and the opposition met last night. a member of the ruling classes ruling rul|ing 2 [ rulıŋ ] …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 ruling — 1 noun (countable + on) an official decision, especially one made by a court 2 adjective (only before noun) 1 the ruling group in a country or organization is the group that controls it 2 sb s ruling passion the thing that interests someone more… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 ruling — 1. noun the judge s ruling Syn: judgment, decision, adjudication, finding, verdict; pronouncement, resolution, decree, injunction 2. adjective 1) the ruling class Syn: governing, controlling, commanding …

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  • 19 ruling — 1. noun the judge s ruling Syn: judgement, decision, adjudication, finding, verdict, pronouncement, resolution, decree, injunction 2. adjective 1) Japan s ruling party Syn: governing, controlling …

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  • 20 ruling — / ru:lɪŋ/ adjective in operation at the moment, current ● We will invoice at ruling prices. ■ noun a decision ● The inquiry gave a ruling on the case. ● According to the ruling of the court, the contract was illegal …

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