ruling

Definitions

General English

Banking

  • adjective in operation at the moment, current

Law

  • adjective in power or in control
  • adjective most important
  • noun a decision made by someone with official authority such as a judge, magistrate, arbitrator or chairman

Politics

  • noun a decision made by a judge, arbitrator or the chairman of a meeting
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/ruling.html