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What is another word for overriding?

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Adjective
Superseding others in importance or status
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“The overriding impression is one of mayhem, machismo, bluster and braggadocio.”
Adjective
Denoting a high degree of seriousness
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Appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or unwise
Noun
The act of abrogating
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The action of suppressing or putting an end to an activity
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Verb
Present participle for to use one's authority to reject or cancel (a decision, view, etc.)
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“The Immigration Minister is pondering whether to use his power to override a Federal Court ruling over the tennis star's visa.”
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Present participle for to disregard or pay no attention to (something)
“As his manager, you now have the discretion to override his decisions.”
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Present participle for to supersede or be more important than
“New ties and responsibilities override kinship and sisterhood.”
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Present participle for to cancel out or compensate for
“Hyperarousal may override any excess daytime sleepiness experienced by reduced nocturnal sleep.”
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Present participle for to take over the place, position, or role of
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Present participle for to outdo or beat someone in a contest
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Present participle for to let (edited material) stand, or remain as it was
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Present participle for to have or exert control or power
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Present participle for to (verbally) attack repeatedly
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Present participle for to be victorious over
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Present participle for to prohibit the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
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