ruling


ruling
ruling [ro͞o′liŋ]
adj.
that rules; specif.,
a) governing
b) predominating
c) prevalent
n.
1. the act of governing
2. an official decision, esp. one made by a court or judge
3.
a) the making of ruled lines
b) the lines so made

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