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Definition of Ruling

Ruling

  1. of Rule
  2. Predominant; chief; reigning; controlling; as, a ruling passion; a ruling sovereign.
  3. Used in marking or engraving lines; as, a ruling machine or pen.
  4. The act of one who rules; ruled lines.
  5. A decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence.

Ruling Quotations

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
Karl Marx

We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.
Louisa May Alcott

When I was president, I announced and I still maintain that I can live with Roe v. Wade. I did everything I possibly could as president under that ruling, which I don't think ought to be changed, to minimize the need for abortions. I think every abortion is a result of a horrible series of errors on the part of people involved.
Jimmy Carter

Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
Plato
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Ruling Translations

ruling in French is ambiant
ruling in German is beherrschend, regelnd
ruling in Spanish is gobernante
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