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overriding

adjective

: more important than anything else

Full Definition of OVERRIDING

:  chief, principal <an overriding concern>

Examples of OVERRIDING

  1. We have one overriding concern.
  2. The weather is the overriding factor in deciding whether to cancel the picnic.

First Known Use of OVERRIDING

1830

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