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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
          • The constant rain ruled out any chance of a game of tennis.
          • At this stage, we don't want to rule anything in or out.
          • Let’s macromanage them with one rule of seven words: “Bonuses can be paid only from profits.”
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The Voortrekkers left the Cape Colony because of dissatisfaction with English rule.
          • After the new guy corrected all our inventory values I had to go back and recorrect all of them applying our internal rules.
          • When quoting others, take care not to run afoul of copyright rules.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
          Related Links:
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          2. en ruleset
          3. en rules on
          4. en rulesets
          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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