Translation of "rule" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk /ruːl/ us

to make an official legal decision

karar vermek, hüküm vermek
[ + (that) ] The judge ruled that it was wrong for a 16-year-old girl to be held in an adult prison.

B2 to be in control of somewhere, usually a country

yönetmek, hüküm sürmek, idare etmek
[ often passive ] They were ruled for many years by a dictator.
the ruling party
→ See also rule the roost

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