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English definition of “override”


verb [T]     /ˌəʊvəˈraɪd/ (past tense overrode, past participle overridden)
NOT ACCEPT If someone in authority overrides a decision or order , they officially decide that it is wrong : I don't have the power to override his decision .Refusing and rejecting
MORE IMPORTANT to be more important than something else : His desire for money seems to override anything else .Very important or urgent
(Definition of override verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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