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rule Inglés de EE. UU.

One of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere

rule Tesauro EE.UU.

health and safety rules

divide and conquer Inglés de EE. UU.

The policy of maintaining control over one’s subordinates or subjects by encouraging dissent between them

em rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A long dash (—) used in punctuation

en rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A short dash (-) used in punctuation, in particular between figures to show a range (for example, 1939–45)

Rule 43 Inglés de EE. UU.

(In the UK) a prison regulation whereby prisoners, typically sex offenders, can be isolated or segregated for their own protection

em rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

long dash (—) used in punctuation, roughly the width of the letter M; set with no space either side

en rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

a short dash, the width of an en, used especially between figures (the 1939–45 war); set with no space either side

foot rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A foot-long measuring instrument

gag rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A regulation or directive that prohibits public discussion of a particular matter, in particular

home rule Inglés de EE. UU.

The government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens

mob rule Inglés de EE. UU.

Control of a political situation by those outside the conventional or lawful realm, typically involving violence and intimidation

self-rule Inglés de EE. UU.

Another term for self-government111.

home rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

government of a place by its own citizens

direct rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A system of government in which a province is controlled by a central government

golden rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A basic principle that should be followed to ensure success in general or in a particular activity

ground rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A basic principle

phase rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A rule relating the possible numbers of phases, constituents, and degrees of freedom in a chemical system

plumb rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A plumb line attached to a board, used by builders and surveyors

as a rule Inglés de EE. UU.

Usually, but not always

rule-bound Inglés de EE. UU.

Overly limited or restricted by rules

slide rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A ruler with a sliding central strip, marked with logarithmic scales and used for making rapid calculations, especially multiplication and division

indirect rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A system of government of one nation by another in which the governed people retain certain administrative, legal, and other powers

majority rule Inglés de EE. UU.

The principle that the greater number should exercise greater power

Simpson's rule Inglés de EE. UU.

An arithmetical rule for estimating the area under a curve where the values of an odd number of ordinates, including those at each end, are known

fifty-year rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A rule that public records may be open to inspection after a lapse of fifty years. Superseded in the UK in 1968 by the thirty-year rule

five-second rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A notional rule stating that food which has been dropped on the ground will still be uncontaminated with bacteria and therefore safe to eat if it is retrieved within five seconds

rule of law Inglés de EE. UU.

The restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordinating it to well-defined and established laws

selection rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A rule that describes whether particular quantum transitions in an atom or molecule are allowed or forbidden

ten-minute rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A rule of the House of Commons allowing brief discussion of a motion to introduce a bill, each speech being limited to ten minutes

thirty-year rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A rule that public records may be open to inspection after a lapse of thirty years

trapezium rule Inglés de EE. UU.

A method of estimating the area under a curve by dividing it into a series of strips, each of which is approximately a trapezium

fifty-year rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

rule making public records available after fifty years, superseded in 1968 by the thirty-year rule

work-to-rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphens, three words as verb)


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