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ruler
American English: /ˈrulər/
British English: /ˈruːlə/

Translation of ruler in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (leader)
    (sovereign)
    soberano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Luanda on the Angola coast was a Portuguese town from which they tried to exercise control over African rulers inland.
    • Hence the exercise of the ruler's authority could be decisive in determining the outcome of local rivalries.
    • In February workers overthrew the dictatorial ruler, the Tsar.
  • 2 (measure)
    Example sentences
    • I then showed them how to use a white pencil to trace circles of various sizes and straight lines with rulers.
    • Using the metal ruler as a straight edge cut 10 1-inch right triangles with the craft knife.
    • The size of swelling and redness were measured with a plastic ruler, while the child's reaction to movement of the limb or to touch of the site was graded with a standard scale.

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