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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

Synonyms

have an affinity with

mark or draw with a ruler

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Beyond the Common Rule, evidence of compliance with the right to withdraw and mandatory re-consent is abundant in the consent forms for donation to biobanks, which are almost always written in a manner intended to comply with IRB regulations.
16) Common Rule agencies sequester "de-identified" or "anonymized" genomic data of kinds that many Internet-leveraged clinical studies may seek to make widely available.
regulation on top of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the Common Rule.
It is ironic that the NIH applied as unimpeachable ethical wisdom the very Common Rule to which the guidelines are meant to be an exception.
If an academic institution receives federal financial support for any purpose, all investigative projects conducted at that institution must adhere to the Common Rule policies whenever human subjects are involved.
EPA's position on human testing by signaling its commitment to adhering to the Common Rule for all human experiments.
The NBAC proposal to create a new federal agency has been opposed by the Association of American Medical Colleges, which believes that the executive branch already "has sufficient authority to address problems of inconsistency in interpreting and applying the Common Rule, and that the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Committee on Science of the NSTC should be directed to bring the representatives of the 17 federal agencies together to resolve these matters as expeditiously as possible.
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.
The proposed rules issued today seek to make the most extensive updates in decades to the Common Rule.
The common rule that equates one unit of alcohol with half a pint of beer, a glass of wine or a standard measure of spirits, is out of date, the Consumers' Association says.
And there is no reason why large landowners could not form cooperative conservancies to provide adequate habitat for far-roaming wildlife, or why small communities could not band together to exercise common rule over local wildlife by their own means and true to their own visions.
The Common Rule is based on the HHS regulations in force since 1974 and requires that federally supported research involving human subjects be covered by an assurance.
EPA, the absence of procedures for minimizing harm to study participants and for subjecting them to no unreasonable risk, and the use of approaches for obtaining informed consent by subjects participating in these studies that may be less stringent than those specified by the Common Rule (Office of Science and Technology Policy 1991).
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.