from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Exercising control or authority.
- adjective Predominant.
- noun The act of governing or controlling.
- noun An authoritative or official decision.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Having control or authority; governing; reigning; chief; prevalent; predominant.
- Synonyms Prevailing, Predominant, etc. (see
- noun The determination by a judge or court of a point arising in the course of a trial or hearing.
- noun The act of making ruled lines; also, such lines collectively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of one who rules; ruled lines.
- noun (Law) A decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence.
- adjective Predominant; chief; reigning; controlling.
- adjective Used in marking or engraving lines.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective That rules or rule.
- noun An
orderor a decisionon a point of lawfrom someone in authority.
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
- adjective exercising power or authority
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In that God's Spirit here commends their ruling, being duly discharged, _ruling well, excellently_, &c.
The retirement for a president is not 65years it can be 90 you can be the president in ruling from a nursing home there is nothing wrong with that it is also making history.
But as NPR's Julie Rovner reports, the ruling is a bit of a political embarrassment for the 20 state attorneys general who filed the suit.
And while the case concerned public employees, the ruling is also likely to affect private employers, since Title VII of the Civil Rights Act covers private employers as well as public ones, according to Prof. Sheila Foster of Fordham Law School.
Still, the ruling is a welcome development for France's second-largest bank, as it lays the entire blame of the 2008 trading debacle on Mr. Kerviel.
Such things cannot be prohibited but they could be combated using awareness campaigns … simply speaking, this ruling is an insult to the whole nation.
This was one of the last pieces of legislation with the real ability to influence states that historically and routinely disenfranchise minority groups and this ruling is akin to the Union Troops being removed from the south after the Civil War leading to pronounced segregationist policies.
Zambian Progress thinks that the ruling is an indication of Zambian government weakness on corruption:
Conor Houlihan, a partner with Dillon Eustace law firm in Dublin, said the ruling is an important affirmation of the manner in which NAMA has conducted its business to date.
Otherwise, if the ruling is a home run and the review says it wasn't, you then have to deal with where the runner should be.