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Synonyms for rule

Synonyms for rule

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

a system by which a political unit is controlled

a principle governing affairs within or among political units

a code or set of codes governing action or procedure, for example

a regular or customary matter, condition, or course of events

to exercise authority or influence over

to exercise the authority of a sovereign

to command or issue commands in an arrogant manner

to occupy the preeminent position in

to make a decision about (a controversy or dispute, for example) after deliberation, as in a court of law

rule out: to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

rule out: to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

Synonyms for rule

something regarded as a normative example

a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

the duration of a monarch's or government's power

directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted

any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order

(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

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

exercise authority over

be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

decide on and make a declaration about


have an affinity with

mark or draw with a ruler

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This inclusion of archival research within human subject research matters because the Common Rule explicitly requires IRBs to ensure researchers have provided for a right to withdraw.
differences in the "ELSI" or Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications - that may distinguish clinical trials that run within and outside of Common Rule institutions.
HHS also seeks to expand the reach of the regulation by extending it to all studies conducted by institutions that receive federal funding for human subjects' research from a Common Rule agency.
EPA's position on human testing by signaling its commitment to adhering to the Common Rule for all human experiments.
Currently, the Common Rule requires the same review standards regardless of the level of risk to the subject a particular study might generate.
The adoption of the Common Rule two decades ago was a landmark event to ensure ethical practices and the safety of those individuals who participate in research," said Howard K.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have rules governing the ethics and scientific quality of studies submitted for research purposes--the so-called Common Rule (Office of Science and Technology Policy 1991)--but that the U.
Groups of ranchers combined to form "conservancies" of five to 25 properties, each with common rules and objectives, and each with sufficient land base to reintroduce far-roaming yet economically valuable species such as elephant and cape buffalo.
The Common Rule (DHHS 2001) was adopted by more than a dozen agencies by 1991, including the U.
In the United States, the latest generation of standards, known as the Common Rule, applies to 17 federal agencies, but not to organizations in the private sector that don't receive federal funding or that haven't committed to following the Common Rule.
Today's announcement marks a key step in bringing together the leaders in business rules development, Semantic Web developers, and end users in an effort to identify requirements for a common Rule Interchange Format for the Web.
Constraint editor system -- Provides common rule definition and verification environment for physical and electrical constraints, from design capture through layout
org/2004/12/rules-ws/) is bringing together the leaders in Business Rules development, customers, and Semantic Web developers in an effort to identify requirements for a common rule language.
Reaffirmation, now by Woerth: "It is a rule, a common rule.
A common rule of thumb says that a four-fold improvement in capacity, as with this system, results in cutting service-provider costs in half," said Gerry Butters, president of Lucent's Optical Networking Group, "and we expect this to apply to 40-gigabit channels, making this transmission rate the most cost-effective format for the future.