overriding

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adjective over·rid·ing \ˌō-və(r)-ˈrī-diŋ\

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


OVERRIDING Defined for English Language Learners

overriding

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adjective over·rid·ing \ˌō-və(r)-ˈrī-diŋ\

Definition of overriding for English Language Learners

  • : more important than anything else



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