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override

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverrideo‧ver‧ride /ˌəʊvəˈraɪd $ ˌoʊ-/ ●○○ verb (past tense overrode /-ˈraʊd $ -ˈroʊd/, past participle overridden /-ˈrɪdn/) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingto use your power or authority to change someone else’s decision 🔊 The EU commission exercised its power to override British policy.2 MORE THAN something OR somebody ELSEto be regarded as more important than something else 🔊 The needs of the mother should not override the needs of the child.3 to stop a machine doing something that it does by itself 🔊 Can you override the automatic locking system?override /ˈəʊvəraɪd $ ˈoʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 a manual override→ See Verb table
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overrideEven within strong corporate cultures, values are rarely strong or homogeneous enough to override cultural differences.Although unspoken, its overriding goals are survival and maintenance, rather than improvement and growth.Milosevic himself was reported to have chaired a key meeting Sunday overriding infuriated hard-liners angered by the moderates' desire to compromise.This matter must not be singled out in a way that allows it to be used to override National Park objectives.Several of these critics wrote of technology becoming the overriding power in society.Churchill issued a new order overriding previous instructions.The taser fires a two-pronged dart that overrides the central nervous system and causes uncontrollable muscle contractions.The Senate will debate the bill Monday and vote Tuesday on whether to override the filibuster.City council members voted to override the mayor's veto.It is a demand that begins to override the others, and to require immediate attention.Pilots tried to manually override the plane's computer control.Congress has the power to override the President's veto.Should the opinions of experts override the wishes of the people?
From Longman Business Dictionaryoverrideo‧ver‧ride /ˌəʊvəˈraɪdˌoʊ-/ verb (past tense overrode /-ˈrəʊd-ˈroʊd/, past participle overridden /-ˈrɪdn/) [transitive] to ignore a decision, rule, law etc made by a person or organization with less authorityIt has the power to override state banking laws to sell insolvent thrifts.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
override
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverride
he, she, itoverrides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverrode (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overrode
he, she, ithas overrode
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overrode
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill override
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overrode
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overriding
he, she, itis overriding
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you, we, theyare overriding
Past
I, he, she, itwas overriding
you, we, theywere overriding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overriding
he, she, ithas been overriding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overriding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overriding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overriding
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