Definitions for overruleˌoʊ vərˈrul

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  1. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse(verb)

    rule against

    "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

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  1. overrule(Verb)

    To nullify a previous ruling by a higher power.

    The line judge signalled the ball was in, but this was overruled by the umpire.

  2. overrule(Verb)

    To dismiss or throw out a protest at a court.


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  • hallita, hylätä, mitätöidä, kumotaFinnish
  • отклонятьRussian

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