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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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The 1991 CRA overrode this portion of Price Waterhouse.
175) Courts doing so observe that Congress failed to amend these other statutes or the retaliation provisions in Title VII when it overrode Price Waterhouse.
110) Because of the defendant's history as a hardworking, caring mother, the jury voted seven-to-five to sentence her to life in prison without parole, but the trial judge overrode the jury's advisory verdict finding that the one aggravating factor, murder for pecuniary gain, was sufficient to warrant death.
Police overtime: Overrode Riordan's veto of the council's action to keep $12 million for police overtime in a special account.