ruling ( rulings plural )
1 adj The ruling group of people in a country or organization is the group that controls its affairs.
...the Mexican voters' growing dissatisfaction with the ruling party., ...the sport's ruling body, the International Cricket Council.
2 n-count A ruling is an official decision made by a judge or court.
oft N that
Goodwin tried to have the court ruling overturned...
3 adj Someone's ruling passion or emotion is the feeling they have most strongly, which influences their actions.
Their ruling passion is that of carnal love.
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