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rule
ruːl
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths.
  2. Something regarded as a normative example.
  3. A principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.
  4. A standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems.
  5. A rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system.
  6. A basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct.
  7. Any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order.
  8. Prescribed guide for conduct or action.
  9. Directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted.
  10. A rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice.
  11. Dominance or power through legal authority.
  12. The duration of a monarch's or government's power.
(动) As a verb
  1. Keep in check.
  2. Decide with authority.
  3. Decide on and make a declaration about.
  4. Mark or draw with a ruler.
  5. Exercise authority over; as of nations.
  6. Be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.
  7. Have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac.
Hyphenationrule
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
Matching Results
规则guīzérule; regulation; rules and regulations
惯例guànlìconvention; usual practice
统治tǒngzhìto rule (a country); to govern; rule; regime
控制kòngzhìcontrol; to exercise control over; to contain
支配zhīpèito control; to dominate; to allocate
规律guīlǜrule (e.g. of science); law of behavior; regular pattern; rhythm; discipline
标准biāozhǔn(an official) standard; norm; criterion
章程zhāngchéngrules; regulations; constitution; statute; articles of association (of company); articles of incorporation; charter (of a corporation); by-laws
破折号pò zhé hàodash; Chinese dash ── (punct., double the length of the western dash)
规定guīdìngprovision; to fix; to set; to formulate; to stipulate; to provide; regulation; rule
法式fǎshìrule; method; model; French style
chéngrule; order; regulations; formula; journey; procedure; sequence; (Chinese surname)
宰制zǎizhìto rule; to dominate
柄政bǐngzhèngto rule; to be in power
条规tiáoguīrule
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