Translation of "rule" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /ruːl/ us

B1 an official instruction about what you must or must not do

kural, kaide, talimat, nizam
to break (= not obey) the rules.
to obey/follow the rules
You can't smoke at school, it's against the rules (= not allowed).

control of a country by a particular person or country

yönetme, idare, yönetim, egemenlik
military rule
There have been reports of immense human suffering under his rule.
USUAL WAY [ no plural ]

B2 the usual way something is

âdet, yerleşmiş ilke, kural, kaide
an exception to the rule
Workers in the North are, as a rule, paid less than those in the South.

B1 a principle of a system, such as a language or science

(dil, ilim) kural, usül, esas
the rules of grammar

(Translation of “rule noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)