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English verb: overrule

1. overrule (cognition) rule against

SamplesThe Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill.

Synonymsoverride, overthrow, overturn, reverse

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)decree, rule

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