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ruling

noun

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1 a decision made by a court or tribunal regarding a case it has heard
  • the controversial ruling by the state's supreme court caused an uproar

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2 an order publicly issued by an authority
  • the FCC's ruling regarding the broadcasting of obscenities

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ruling

adjective

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ruling

verb
present participle of rule

Synonyms & Antonyms of ruling (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • a monarch who is known for ruling her emotions with an iron hand

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The first known use of ruling was in the 14th century

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“Ruling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ruling. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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