Example sentences for: override

How can you use “override” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • La Repubblica of Rome described Germany's call on Sunday for an immediate pan-European initiative against the Algerian terrorists as a conscious decision to override the feelings of its great ally, France, out of "fear of seeing the triumph only a few hours' flight from Frankfurt, Paris and Milan of intransigent and violent Islamic fundamentalists on a par with those of Afghanistan or of Iran before [President Mohammed] Khatami."

  • On October 5, 1978, the House voted on whether to override President Carter's veto of a water projects appropriation bill, which included funding for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (another famous boondoggle of that era).

  • The act involved, essentially, a congressional override of several Supreme Court decisions that had narrowed, in a number of ways, the scope of earlier civil-rights statutes.

  • Holmes explained that some of his Alabama colleagues opposed his measure because they willfully refused to accept that the federal government had the power to override state law--an ideology of states' rights that goes way beyond Newt Gingrich to John Calhoun.

  • Unlike in rat fibroblasts and human U87 cells [ 29 30 32 ] , SKP2 overexpression is not sufficient to override androgen-induced G1 arrest in LNCaP cells, despite a profound effect on p27 levels (Fig.


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