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ruler

rul·er

ruler

 
pronunciation:
ru lr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who rules or governs.
 
similar words:
lord, master, monarch, power
definition 2: a strip of wood, metal, or plastic that is marked off in standard units and used to measure length.
 
synonyms:
rule
derivation: rulership (n.)
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  measurement, power, tool