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English definition of “ruling”


noun [C]  /ˈru·lɪŋ/ us  

ruling noun [C] (DECISION)

an official decision: The US Supreme Court refused to review the state court’s ruling.


adjective [not gradable]  /ˈru·lɪŋ/ us  

ruling adjective [not gradable] (CONTROLLING)

politics & government being in charge of a country: the ruling party
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