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- adjective Currently ruling or holding a position.
- verb Present participle of
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- adjective exercising power or authority
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HMOs have done a decent job in reigning in health care inflation, at least until recently.
Health Insurance Reform, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009
Since Sen Mitchell and the GOP do not want govermental intervention in reigning in the "evil doers" in the banking sysytem who do the GOP want to assume the role?
GOP Senators united in opposition to current financial reform bill 2010
I mean, who knows what calamities await us if we “go too far” in reigning them in.
Matthew Yglesias » Never Fear — the New Democrat Caucus Is Here 2009
Christ's spiritual body (Col 1: 24). they ... also -- as well as myself: both God's elect not yet converted and those already so. salvation ... glory -- not only salvation from wrath, but glory in reigning with Him eternally (2Ti 2: 12).
The result of His thus reigning is the durability of the world.
Grace reigning is a reverence of God, and gives honour to him who is infinitely great and high, and to whom all honour is due, than which what is more becoming or should be more pleasing to the rational creature?
Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon) 1721
That sure won't make King or Vander Plaats happy; they're more in mind of the phrase reigning back "judicial activism."
unknown title 2009
They also pay lip service to the idea of reigning in spending, but never mention specific cuts.
Errors of Enchantment » Q: When is a tax hike not a tax hike? 2009
This Duc de Val*******, although Prince de Mon**, that is to say a reigning prince abroad, had so high an idea of France and its peerage, that he viewed everything through their medium.
Les Miserables 2008
The group was founded in 1997 by Piers Adams, who the Washington Post has called the reigning recorder virtuoso of our day.
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