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misrule

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verb mis·rule \ˌmis-ˈrül\

Definition of misrule

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to rule incompetently :  misgovern

Examples of misrule in a Sentence

  1. accused of misruling his island nation to the point of economic collapse

14th Century

First Known Use of misrule

14th century


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misrule

noun mis·rule

Definition of misrule

  1. 1 :  the action of misruling :  the condition of being misruled

  2. 2 :  disorder, anarchy

Examples of misrule in a Sentence

  1. The people of that country have endured many years of misrule.

  2. the country's long period of misrule had made it a hotbed for terrorist organizations

14th Century

First Known Use of misrule

14th century


MISRULE Defined for English Language Learners

misrule

noun

Definition of misrule for English Language Learners

  • : bad government



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