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Override

An arrangement whereby commissions are made by sales managers based upon the sales made by their subordinate sales representatives. A term found in an agreement between a real estate agent and a property owner whereby the agent keeps the right to receive a commission for the sale of the property for a reasonable time after the agreement expires if the sale is made to a purchaser with whom the agent negotiated prior to the expiration of the agreement.

override

verb act despite, annul, cancel, counteract, countermand, crush, defeat, discard, dismiss, disregard, do away with, dominate, flout, fly in the face of, ignore, make ineffectual, make null and void, make void, neglect, nullify, outweigh, overcome, overpower, overrule, overturn, pass over, prevail over, quell, reverse, revoke, set aside, subdue, supersede, surpass, take no account of, take precedence, thwart, upset
Associated concepts: override a veto, overriding state in terest
See also: abolish, abrogate, beat, browbeat, cancel, command, defeat, foil, frustrate, insist, invalidate, negate, nullify, overlap, overrule, preclude, predominate, prevent, repeal, repudiate, rescind, revoke, supersede, thwart
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Theoretically, my interest is to study and explain why members might switch their votes on veto overrides as a result of changes in their operative preferences.
This supposedly "veto-proof' margin barely surpassed the two-thirds supermajority needed to override the president's veto.
First, Democrats held 270 seats in the 102nd Congress (61%), and therefore needed Republican assistance to override President Bush's veto.
As noted in detail in Part I, overrides are presumed to ensure that Congress has ultimate authority over the shape of statutory law.
Courts expend considerable time and energy analyzing overrides and shadow precedents.
Any kind of interpretive clarity--for example, either a rule that overrides will always be read narrowly and leave in place any aspect of a precedent not clearly discredited or a rule, such as I advocate below, that creates a rebuttable presumption against such applications--could help with predictability.
Equally important, this Comment sets forth reasons why the override should not be completely overhauled, as some have advocated, and why a return to the system's original purpose is needed.
Part II reviews the history of how the override developed in response to the U.
Town officials had declined to put an override before voters for five years even though it had long been apparent that revenue was not keeping pace with the needs of the schools and other departments.
Officials said the override was needed to begin to restore services that have been lost over the years because of limited commercial growth and eroding state aid.
Therefore, just as with overrides themselves, agencies should not abuse
to overrides provided they are tailored appropriately to bridge gaps in