Overruling
Overruling O`ver*rul"ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. -- {O`ver*rul"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Overruling — Overrule O ver*rule , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overruled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overruling}.] 1. To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority. [1913 Webster] 2. To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • overruling precedent — The nullification of a prior decision as a precedent by a constitutionally valid statute or the rendition of a decision by the same court or by a higher ranking court which establishes a different rule on the point of law involved. 20 Am J2d Cts… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Overrulingly — Overruling O ver*rul ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. {O ver*rul ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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