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rulingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈru·lɪŋ/
  • ruling noun [C] (DECISION)

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

rulingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈru·lɪŋ/
politics & government being in charge of a country: the ruling party
(Definition of ruling from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"ruling" in British English

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rulingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈruː.lɪŋ/  us   /ˈruː.lɪŋ/

rulingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈruː.lɪŋ/  us   /ˈruː.lɪŋ/
(Definition of ruling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ruling" in Business English

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rulingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈruːlɪŋ/ LAW
an official decision, especially one by a judge, a court, or other authority: If some states launch a legal challenge to the FCC's ruling, Congress may have to step in. The electronics giant is appealing against the Commission's ruling that the company had abused its market position. The director of the EPA said he'd issue a written ruling within two weeks.a ruling is upheld/overturned The ruling was later overturned by the state Supreme Court.

rulingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈruːlɪŋ/
a ruling group in a country or area is the group that governs it or has the most political power: the leader of the ruling National Party the ruling class/elite
(Definition of ruling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ruling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 裁决, 裁定, 判定…
in Turkish yargı, karar, hüküm…
in Russian постановление, решение (суда)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裁決, 裁定, 判定…
in Polish orzeczenie, decyzja…
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