how to pronounce ruling


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ruling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ruling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… does the supreme court's ruling today on …”

meanings of ruling


  1. That rules; predominant; chief; reigning; controlling.


  1. An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.


  1. Present participle and gerund of rule.

ruling frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word ruling occurs in english on average 19.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ruling can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ruling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with ruling


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