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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

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

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

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
Gore Vidal

The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.
Karl Marx

The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
Karl Marx
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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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