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  • v. Present participle of supersede.


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  • There is something else interesting about the word "superseding".

    The Guardian World News

  • But their cruel excesses were loudly blamed by the Moslems, and Caliph Omar only obeyed the popular voice in superseding the fierce and furious Khalid by the mild and merciful Abú Obaydah.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • However, prosecutors have indicated they likely will expand the case against him by the end of this month by filing a new criminal charging document known as a superseding indictment.

    Deteriorating Gupta-Rajaratnam Ties May Be Defense's Focus

  • News of the banker's role surfaced in court filings on Friday after the government filed a so-called superseding indictment against Mr. Rajaratnam on Thursday, adding an additional count of securities fraud and naming seven additional stocks that were part of the alleged insider trading conspiracy.

    Banker Ensnared in Galleon Case

  • The government has until the end of January to bring a new criminal charging document, known as a superseding indictment, against Rajat Gupta , who has been accused of leaking inside information to former hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam while a member of the boards of Goldman and Proctor & Gamble.

    Prosecutors Likely to Expand Gupta Allegations

  • According the Associated Press, what the prosecutors in the Moussaoui case are doing is they are rewriting the indictment, doing what is called a superseding indictment, so that that indictment tracks how the law now is based on the recent Supreme Court decision.

    CNN Transcript Jul 16, 2002

  • Volkov spoke after US prosecutors filed a so-called superseding information against Alvirez that laid out in greater detail than before an alleged scheme to bribe foreign government officials, including payments to Georgian defense officials.


  • The mistake could prove inconsequential legally, since the Department of Justice could file what is known as a superseding indictment, which adds or corrects information in the original charges.

    NYT > U.S.

  • The Eagles used a concept which was new (at least to me) called superseding, which gives them the right to tear up the old deal and replace it with a new one (whose terms were also set as part of the original deal) at a predetermined point.

    Iggles Blog - Philadelphia Eagles Blog

  • What the nature of the event called 'superseding' signifies, depends altogether on the kind of transition that obtains.

    Meaning of Truth


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