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Definition of "rule-governed" [rule-governed]

  • According to custom or rule or natural law (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "rule-governed" in a sentence
  • "Along with Jerome Bruner who helped foment the cognitive revolution and brough meaning back into experimental psychology, Kahneman & Tversky brought back the idea of rule-governed complex irrationality."
  • "And the Commission's ambition to create a credible, transparent and rule-governed system for imposing losses on creditors of a failing or failed bank without disrupting the larger financial system is vital to reducing moral hazard."
  • "They would be more rule-governed and probably count that as a virtue. [emphasis added]"