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rule
British English: /ruːl/
American English: /rul/

Translation of rule in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (Politics)
    (ruler)
    (law, convention)
    vigere in
    (monarch)
    regnare su
    (party)
    essere al governo in, governare
    (army)
    tenere in pugno
  • 2 (control)
    (money, appetite) (life, character)
    (person, consideration, factor) (behaviour, strategy)
    to be ruled by somebody [archaic]
    lasciarsi guidare o farsi condurre da qualcuno
    to let one's heart rule one's head
    lasciare che l'istinto prevalga sulla ragione
  • 4 (tribunal, court, judge, umpire)to rule that …
    decretare o sentenziare che …
    to rule something unlawful
    dichiarare qualcosa illegale

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (monarch)
    (government)
    anarchy rules
    regna l'anarchia
    Juventus rule OK! [informal]
    viva la Juve!
  • 2 (tribunal, court, judge, umpire)
    against contro

Phrasal verbs

rule off:

1 rule off
fare una riga, tirare una riga
2 rule off [something], rule [something] off
separare [qualcosa] con una riga
(part of writing)

rule out:

rule out [something], rule [something] out 1.1 (eliminate)
(chance, possibility) of di
to rule out doing
escludere di fare
1.2 (prevent)

Definition of rule in:

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