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overrule

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverruleo‧ver‧rule /ˌəʊvəˈruːl $ ˌoʊ-/ verb [transitive]  TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingto change an order or decision that you think is wrong, using your official power The House of Lords overruled the decision of the Court of Appeal. They have the power to overrule the local council.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
overruleA general commanding American troops on the battlefield found himself overruled by politicians back in Washington.It took three constitutional amendments after the Civil War to overrule his decision.After seeing new evidence the judge overruled the court's original decision.The Court of Appeal overruled the decision on the facts, but not this interpretation of the general law.The Supreme Court overruled the lower court's decision.But he may not have the power to overrule the precedents; in any case, reasons of strategy argue against this.Even so, the conventions of the group inevitably overrule the preferences of individual members.
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Verb table
overrule
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverrule
he, she, itoverrules
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverruled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overruled
he, she, ithas overruled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overruled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overrule
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overruled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overruling
he, she, itis overruling
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you, we, theyare overruling
Past
I, he, she, itwas overruling
you, we, theywere overruling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overruling
he, she, ithas been overruling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overruling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overruling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overruling
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