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overrule

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌəʊvəˈruːl/
to use greater authority to change a decision that has already been made: A federal appeals court in Washington has overruled the decision of the lower court. They would work on a problem, come up with a good solution, and then watch in surprise as their bosses overruled them.
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