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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: Any playing card of a suit that for the time outranks the other suits, such a card being able to take any card of another suit. Also: The suit itself is used in the plural with a singular verb.

Usage examples (36)
  • Only emminent domain trumps private property rights.
  • Greed once again trumps reason or even a reasonable choice in politics.
  • Rhetorical question – political gain trumps good governance every time.
  • Still, Frankenstein trumps it and, as you say, has more contemporary resonance. for more
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