Examples of overrule in a Sentence
The judge overruled the objection.
His conviction was overruled by the supreme court.
Recent Examples of overrule from the Web
They were overruled by the FTC's commissioners, who voted unanimously not to pursue charges against Google.
Lawmakers in Columbus are often at odds with the culture in northern Ohio -- and overrule our cities' laws.
Still, Schaeuble advocated Greece’s temporary exit from the euro, but was overruled by Merkel.
Something similar happened in Austin: although the Texas state government overruled the ban on Uber and Lyft in May, both companies now face more local competition.
The exception proves the rule: In 2013, the TSA was set to allow pocket knives and golf clubs on planes before the policy was overruled by lawmakers.
Last year, a similar panel tentatively granted her parole but was overruled by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Milwaukee’s objection was overruled by Major League Baseball.
Today’s ruling upholds constitutional guarantees and puts the brakes on this drastic regression, but is ultimately vulnerable to being overruled by higher courts.
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legal Definition of overrule
- the objection was overruled
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