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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An improbable and unexpected victory; The act of upsetting something. v. - Change radically; Rule against; Annul by recalling or rescinding; Turn from an upright or normal position;

Usage examples (34)
  • How exactly does a President "overturn" the Supreme Court's holdings in Roe/Casey?
  • On the other hand the room was silent on Fiorina's admission that she would "overturn" the
  • That said, no matter which way the vote on Proposition 8 goes, it will "overturn" the court decision.
  • This "overturn" process, it turns out, produces the much-longer-lived molten surface, lasting for millions of years, she said. for more
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