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rules

EN[ˈɹuːlz] [-uːlz]
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WRules

    Definition of rules in English Dictionary

  • NounBFrule
    1. plural of rule.
    2. VerbBFrulePRrulingPT, PPruled
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of rule.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Some have been ruled out as false; others are merely unconfirmable.
          • If you know that all the text you wish to analyse is correct, a set of rules that overgenerate a grammar would be sufficient.
          • As we did not test for onconeural antibodies we cannot rule out paraneoplastic encephalitis which has also been reported in patients with prostate cancer [ 5 ].
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The syllabicity of Proto-Indo-European syllabic sonorants *y and *w can easily be determined by a rule.
          • After the new guy corrected all our inventory values I had to go back and recorrect all of them applying our internal rules.
          • The Voortrekkers left the Cape Colony because of dissatisfaction with English rule.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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          2. en ruleset
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          4. en rules on
          5. en rules lawyer
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of rules for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "rules" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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