Definition of 'ruling'

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Synonyms of "ruling"
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The attorney general warned that legalising the outpost after the court ruling would be unconstitutional. Times, Sunday Times (2016)European court rulings have caused controversy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The judge reserved his ruling at the end of a three-day hearing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is unclear whether MPs will push the deal through in defiance of the court ruling. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Big plans and bold choices should work out brilliantly now that ruling planet Mars is in your sign. The Sun (2017)A revolt against a ruling liberal political class which has caused untold havoc at home and mayhem and murder abroad. The Sun (2016)The vote has turned into one of confidence in Italy's ruling class. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hearing followed a High Court ruling against the government last month. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday's military court ruling exposed the cracks in a society that has to make an unusually stark trade-off between security and personal liberty. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It deserves something better than a ruling body that is allegedly so corrupt. The Sun (2015)It will appeal to the constitutional court for a ruling. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Opposition groups accused the ruling dynasty of rigging the turnout. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He packed his ruling party with models and actresses who caught his eye. Times, Sunday Times (2011) This ruling definitely sends out the right message and that is what had to be done. The Sun (2014)The conspicuously wealthy ruling party elite feels none of this. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has occurred because of its advantages for ruling classes. Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)He dropped that accusation after a court ruling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And they are steadily rising within the ruling party. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is an important ruling but not one that should prompt any kneejerk reaction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But sanctions have not curbed the extravagant tastes of some within the ruling elite. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His father raised the young man to be a scion of the ruling class. Stanley Bing THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)Civil liberties groups welcomed the ruling last night and said they hoped that it would lead to reform. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His party and two others in the country 's ruling coalition were disbanded. The Sun (2008)Your ruling planet Mercury visits the friendliest part of your chart and people really warm to you. The Sun (2010)He is married to a princess from his country 's ruling family. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They add that an overt political leaning does not necessarily affect a judge 's rulings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Alinghi argue that a court ruling in May gave them the power to choose any venue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your ruling planet Mercury will give you a much deeper insight into relationships and you make all the right love moves. The Sun (2009)The past two years have shown Just how toxic an issue race is in football and how badly the ruling body has handled it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What are the possible implications of the Court of Appeal ruling? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Bahrain is a country with a ruling Sunni elite and a Shia majority. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They can challenge a High Court ruling that rejected his plea to get medical help to end his life. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'ruling'

British English: ruling ADJECTIVE
The ruling group of people in a country or organization is the group that controls its affairs.
...the voters' growing dissatisfaction with the ruling party.
  • American English: ruling
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dominante
  • Chinese: 统治的
  • European Spanish: gobernante
  • French: au pouvoir
  • German: herrschend
  • Italian: al potere
  • Japanese: 政権を握っている
  • Korean: 통치하는
  • European Portuguese: dominante
  • Latin American Spanish: gobernante
British English: ruling NOUN
A ruling is an official decision made by a judge or court.
He tried to have the court ruling overturned.


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