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  1. rul·ing
    IPA[ˈro͞oliNG]
  2. noun

    • 1. an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially one made by a judge:

      the ruling was reversed in the appeal court

    adjective

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: ruling, plural noun: rulings

    • noun

      an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially one made by a judge:
    • adjective

      currently exercising authority or influence:
    • noun

      an interest or concern that occupies a large part of someone's time and effort:
    • noun

      used with reference to a European Court ruling that obliges professional soccer and other sports clubs to allow players over the age of 25 to move freely between clubs once their contracts have expired:
    • adjective

      (of a country or region) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs:
    • noun

      a nominated or elected lay official of any of various Christian Churches, especially of a Presbyterian Church.
    • noun

      a planet which is held to have a particular influence over a specific sign of the zodiac, house, aspect of life, etc.:
    • noun

      a planet which is held to have a particular influence over a specific sign of the zodiac, house, aspect of life, etc.:
    • noun

      an interest or concern that occupies a large part of someone's time and effort:
    • adjective

      (of a country or region) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs:
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