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English definition of “overrule”


verb [T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈruːl/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ formal
(of a person who has official authority) to decide against a decision that has already been made: In tennis, the umpire can overrule the line judge.Refusing and rejecting
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