Definitions of "overrule"
  1. A term referring to the act of making a decision that goes against a previous ruling or decision
  2. A process where a superior authority reviews a previous decision or ruling, and decides to go against it
  3. A situation where an existing rule or precedent is rejected and replaced by a new one
How to use "overrule" in a sentence
  1. During the proceedings, the judge decided to overrule a previous ruling which changed the direction of the case.
  2. The panel had to overrule its initial decision after the team leader pointed out a key piece of evidence that was overlooked.
  3. Their decision to overrule the established protocol sparked much controversy among the members of the council.

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