Example sentences for: overrule

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

  • If the pols overrule and the mission succeeds, the generals still harvest the credit.

  • In other words, when democratically elected governments act pro affirmative action, judges should overrule them; when democracy acts anti affirmative action, the people's will must be sacrosanct.

  • The INS could overrule the judge's decision but has hinted that it won't.

  • If DEA officials peremptorily overrule state law, as Bennett wants, the issue will end up in the courts, where conservatives will, presumably, favor unelected federal judges backing the decision of unelected federal bureaucrats to overturn the popular will.

  • On any ruling by the CJ as to admissibility, relevancy, or objections to testimony that the justice may make, the jury (the senators) can overrule him by a simple majority of 51 votes.


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