Definition of 'as a rule'
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I never heard rumours - and these things get about, as a rule, even across party lines. POLITICAL SUICIDE (2003)Policemen are not usually intellectuals and have as a rule a distrust of them as animals of a different breed. COFFIN IN FASHION (2003)Work came in unexpected bursts down at the police station too but not as a rule on Monday mornings. A DEAD LIBERTY (2003)
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