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override

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈəʊvəraɪd/
a vote or a decision that ends or changes an earlier law or decision: The city council voted in favor of a tax override.
a way of changing the control of a machine or system in special situations, especially from automatic to control by a person: The heating system has a manual override.
(Definition of override noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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