rule
noun

a statement that directs how people should behave

Examples
  • It is a company rule that smoking is not allowed in the offices.

  • The rules of the organisation are explained during the induction sessions.

verb
  1. to give an official decision

    Examples
    • The commission of inquiry ruled that the company was in breach of contract.

    • The judge ruled that the documents had to be deposited with the court.

  2. to be in force or to be current

    Example

    The current ruling agreement is being redrafted.

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