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joensf Level 77
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o·ver·rid·ing (vr-rdng)
adj.
First in priority; more important than all others: Our overriding concern is the eradication of illiteracy.
over·riding·ly adv.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
overriding adj
taking precedence

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003

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Adj. 1. overriding - having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
paramount, predominate, preponderant, preponderating, predominant
dominant - exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage"

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dargu Level 10
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one thing taking the place of another. i think.
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