Definition of 'overrule'
Example sentences containing 'overrule'
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`Fat lot of good that would do if the powers that be overrule me! DARE CALL IT TREASON (2003)In fact, the Chief would most likely overrule me if I tried to lay one. SNOWJOB (2003)Making his way back across the Fens towards Rendelsham - for surely the king would overrule Egenhere and allow a wounded hero to come home? TIME OF THE WOLF (2003)
He'd dismiss the charges if I could give him a reason, but he'd overrule me if I tried to do it on my own. TIES THAT BIND (2003)
Trends of 'overrule'
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Translations for 'overrule'
British English: overrule /ˌəʊvəˈruːl/ VERB
If someone in authority overrules a person or their decision, they officially decide that the decision is incorrect or not valid.
The Court of Appeal overruled their decision.
- American English: overrule
- Arabic: يُلغِي قَرَاراً
- Brazilian Portuguese: anular
- Chinese: 驳回
- Croatian: ukinuti
- Czech: zamítnout rozhodnutí
- Danish: underkende
- Dutch: verwerpen
- European Spanish: invalidar
- Finnish: kumota
- French: annuler
- German: überstimmen
- Greek: ακυρώνω
- Italian: rovesciare
- Japanese: くつがえす
- Korean: 각하하다
- Norwegian: underkjenne
- Polish: podjąć decyzję przeciwną
- European Portuguese: anular
- Romanian: a respinge
- Russian: отклонять
- Spanish: invalidar
- Swedish: avvisa
- Thai: กลับการตัดสินใจ
- Turkish: kararı bozmak
- Ukrainian: відхиляти
- Vietnamese: bác bỏ
Definition of overrule from the Collins English Dictionary
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