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rule in

To decide definitively that something will or can possibly happen. (Used especially—and somewhat redundantly—in the phrase "not ruled in or ruled out.") Look, nothing has been ruled in or ruled out at this stage, so we just have to wait until the doctors have more information to work with. We'll neither rule in nor rule out the possibility of a shakeup in management if this branch's profits continue to fall.
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The court distinguished this case from its earlier ruling in INA v.
In particular, the District Court's 1993 ruling in Lee v.
Another notable exception was the Third Circuit's 2005 ruling in Liberty Mutual Ins.
An early but influential ruling in this respect was the Phase IV decision in Asbestos Insurance Coverage Cases, Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No.
The effect of the court's ruling in the matter of Appalachian Ins.
That's why gender activists say a groundbreaking preliminary, court ruling in favor of a 15-year-old transgendered female student from Brockton, Mass.
In a televised discussion of the ruling in Havana, University of Havana law professor Jose Luis Toledo faulted the panel for continuing to recognize "the kidnapper" Lazaro Gonzalez as "next of friend" representing Elian, despite the panel's own statements that only the father could speak for Elian.
WHILE decisions such as the California Supreme Court's ruling in Buss v.
Recoupment must be distinguished from allocation, which the California court largely rejected in its more recent ruling in Aerojet-General Corp.
1993) (coverage litigation must be stayed on any issue that is of material consequence to underlying claim, such that ruling in coverage suit might result in inconsistent results or prejudice to policyholder); North Pacific Ins.
Ruling in favor of the insurance company, the court sum that the policyholder was under sufficient notice regarding changes in the policy given differences in the deductible, a change in the premium, and the fact that notice was given to an agent.