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Spanish translation of “rule”

rule

noun /ruːl/
government under foreign rule. a regulation or order school rules. what usually happens or is done; a general principle He is an exception to the rule that fat people are usually happy. a general standard that guides one’s actions I make it a rule never to be late for appointments. a marked strip of wood, metal etc for measuring He measured the windows with a rule. ruled adjective having straight lines drawn across
(papel) pautado, rayado, a rayas
ruled paper.
ruler noun a person who governs the ruler of the state. a long narrow piece of wood, plastic etc for drawing straight lines I can’t draw straight lines without a ruler. ruling adjective governing
gobernante, reinante, dirigente, en el poder
the ruling party.
as a rule usually
por norma/regla general, por lo general
I don’t go out in the evening as a rule.
rule off to draw a line in order to separate He ruled off the rest of the page. rule out to leave out; not to consider We mustn’t rule out the possibility of bad weather.
(Definition of rule from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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