Definition of 'overturn'

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BRITAIN'S shale gas revolution is finally under way after a fracking ban was overturned. The Sun (2016)Is that anger enough to overturn governments and rattle the founding idea of Europe? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will make it harder to overturn the 1986 ban on commercial whaling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is fighting to overturn a life ban from the City. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The east London club have now had four of their past five red cards overturned on appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A previous conviction was overturned on appeal. The Sun (2016)She found chaos - the door wide open, tables overturned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two other convictions have been overturned on appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crashed bus lies overturned by the side of the road. The Sun (2015)Only last year they overturned a ban on these ships. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The judges can overturn the race results. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We had an oar on our overturned boat. The Sun (2012)This policy must be overturned now to ensure their sacrifice is properly recognised. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The red card was overturned on appeal. The Sun (2012)Hopefully this ridiculous ban will get overturned when the matter goes to appeal. The Sun (2010)But her ruling was overturned by a judge. The Sun (2010)It meant that there were enough rebels to overturn the government 's slender majority. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It seemed that we had a mountain to climb to overturn a 10-0 deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ruling was overturned by the Court of Appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yesterday the Court of Appeal overturned the ruling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Government has overturned plans to build a third runway at Heathrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Real aim to overturn a 2-1 deficit from the first knockout round, first leg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yesterday the Court of Appeal overturned that conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'overturn'

British English: overturn VERB
If something overturns or if you overturn it, it turns upside down or on its side.
The lorry veered out of control, overturned and smashed into a wall.
  • American English: overturn
  • Brazilian Portuguese: virar
  • Chinese: 翻倒
  • European Spanish: volcar
  • French: se renverser
  • German: umwerfen
  • Italian: rovesciare
  • Japanese: ひっくり返す/ひっくり返る
  • Korean: 뒤집히다
  • European Portuguese: virar
  • Latin American Spanish: volcar


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