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overriding

adjective

Simple Definition of overriding

  • : more important than anything else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overriding

  1. :  chief, principal <an overriding concern>

Examples of overriding in a sentence

  1. We have one overriding concern.

  2. The weather is the overriding factor in deciding whether to cancel the picnic.



1830

First Known Use of overriding

1830



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