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English definition of “override”

override

verb [T] (MORE IMPORTANT)    /ˌəʊ.vəˈraɪd/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (overrode, overridden)
to be more important than something: Parents' concern for their children's future often overrides all their other concerns.Being important and having importance
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