overturn the decision

Definition of overturn the decision

of a court

  1. :  to disagree with a decision made earlier by a lower court The appeals court overturned the decision made by the trial court.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to turn over :  upset

    :  invalidate, destroy

    :  reverse

  1. :  the act of overturning :  the state of being overturned

    :  the sinking of surface water and rise of bottom water in a lake or sea that results from changes in temperature that commonly occur in spring and fall

  1. :  the act or process of deciding

    :  a determination arrived at after consideration :  conclusion

    :  a report of a conclusion

  1. :  to win by being awarded more points than (an opponent)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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