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- v. Present participle of overrule.
- n. The situation where something is overruled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Exerting controlling power.
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Thus the faith of these youths was made instrumental in overruling the evil foretold against the Jews (Eze 4: 13; Ho 9: 3), to the glory of God.
The action of General Jackson in overruling the milder sentence of the court-martial could not, he said, be spoken of without horror.
55It is worth noting that, in overruling Bowers, the Court does not stop at the formulation of same-sex rights.
Comey and Ashcroft both agreed to kill the program, and the only reason Card and Abu Gonzales were sneaking to his hospital bed was to try to dupe an ill, incapacitated man into changing his mind and "overruling" the acting Attorney General
But Mr. Sheldon was different -- his was the religious mind -- a mind having faith in an "overruling" Providence who can, and frequently does, interfere with the orderly relation of cause and effect, accomplishing an end by means otherwise inadequate to its production.
How is Obama "overruling" ANY of your constitutionally guaranteed freedoms and liberties?
It seems like only yesterday that President Obama was complaining about "rigid ideology" overruling "sound
Mr. Kan would then have to abandon his pledge to Washington on base realignment or pass legislation in the Diet overruling the governor.
The prospect of the president overruling Mr. Holder breaks with yearlong efforts by Justice Department and White House officials to maintain strict separation on prosecution matters.
If this happens, we will work quickly to channel anger where it needs to go: overruling the Supreme Court. '
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