Examples of overriding in a Sentence
We have one overriding concern.
The weather is the overriding factor in deciding whether to cancel the picnic.
Recent Examples of overriding from the Web
From a local perspective, the overriding theme of the Arcadia Invitational this year will be that the area's athletes will be going back to the drawing board.
The overriding message of officials meeting in Washington this week has been that trade tensions between the U.S. and China risk eroding business and investor confidence, even as global growth enjoys its best upswing in years.
Moreover, Celgene said its overriding concern was for the safety of patients.
Her comment summed up the overriding sentiments at the inaugural event: For an afternoon everyone shared a collective passion for one of Houston's favorite foods born of Tex-Mex traditions, and for the love Mama Ninfa brought to the table.
To their credit, the Hawks refuse to use the absence of goaltender Corey Crawford since December as the overriding excuse.
If the overriding goal is education, rejection can be a hard and valuable lesson.
The house is full of books and literary references are strewn about like confetti, but the overriding sensibility is more decorative than dramatic — Merchant-Ivory for the age of Instagram.
That the president allows himself to speak openly to Democrats — whose overriding ambition is to undo his election — is testament to his self-confidence, if not his hubris.
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OVERRIDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overriding for English Language Learners
: more important than anything else
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