Definition of rule book in English:

rule book


  • The regulations or standards of behaviour that should be followed in a particular job, organization, or sphere.

    ‘a lot of bands decided they were going to tear up the rock rule book and start again’
    • ‘The rulebook was developed and evolved over time, many many years, by interested pilots.’
    • ‘Too bad your boss read the same rule book for his Harvard MBA.’
    • ‘From the arguments, you can see there unfolds a contradictive rule book.’
    • ‘As punk exposed the shortcomings of the behemoths of rock, so rap tore up the rulebooks of pop.’
    • ‘The pharmacist even showed my wife the rule book.’
    • ‘I have no idea when the rule governing substitutes was added to the rule book nor the reason for all the restrictions.’
    • ‘The first thing to do is check the rule book.’
    • ‘There is no "party line" in feminism, there is no "feminist rule-book."’
    • ‘Many delegates were concerned about the implications for democracy of the new rule book.’
    • ‘It is Part C of the rule book, and it came into force on 1 March of this year.’
    • ‘There is no rule book to follow for the marketing and publicity execs at Warner Bros.’
    • ‘A constitution is a skeleton, a framework, not a complete rulebook.’
    • ‘I still think coaches should be reading the rulebook through once a month.’
    • ‘Now they will be mired for at least a year in discussions about their party rulebook, followed by a leadership battle.’
    • ‘Between us we could probably re-write the rule book.’
    • ‘Players in vulnerable positions need to be protected by the rulebook.’
    • ‘If the referees call the game in the manner in which the rule book dictates, trapping might not even be an issue.’
    • ‘Whatever, following the game, crew chief Mike Reilly, with rulebook in hand, supported Cooper.’
    • ‘So maybe the problem is thinking sins are relative to some arbitrary and ad hoc rulebook, rather than to our very nature and being.’
    • ‘There's a rulebook, but we only hear about three of its provisions.’