Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Exerting controlling power.

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  • verb Present participle of overrule.
  • noun The situation where something is overruled.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The action of General Jackson in overruling the milder sentence of the court-martial could not, he said, be spoken of without horror.

    The Relations Between the Governments of Great Britain and the United States, from the Treaty of Ghent until the Inauguration of President Lincoln

  • 55It is worth noting that, in overruling Bowers, the Court does not stop at the formulation of same-sex rights.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

  • 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

    Balkinization

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