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overwhelming

adverb absolutely, astonishingly, astronomically, comfortably, completely, decisively, distinctly, dramatically, emphatically, immensely, overpoweringly, popularly, radically, strongly
Associated concepts: overwhelmingly approved, overrhelming passing the legislature, overwhelmingly reeected, overwhelmingly supported
See also: compelling, formidable, indomitable, ineffable, invincible, irresistible, lurid, moving, omnipotent, oppressive, powerful, prodigious, remarkable, resounding, strong
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NASDAQ: FNNQC) today announced that its creditors and shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of FNN's plan of reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code.
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Putting aside the outstanding examples of individual accomplishment - bad or good - one thing is very clear: Overwhelmingly, Jews get involved when there are no benefits for themselves as individuals, or Jews as a whole.
The instructors voted overwhelmingly in June 2014 to join the AFA-USW, and bargaining with the university began in December.
Overwhelmingly approved by the town meeting members, which this was, ignores the fact that the town meeting member votes have a poor track record on predicting the outcome of a ballot question.
The chairman said: "It's clear from the votes cast that easyJet's shareholders have overwhelmingly voted with the board and we thank them for their support.
Its population is estimated at 70,000, who are overwhelmingly ethnic Ossetians.
Society's greatest assets - our schools, hospitals, charities are overwhelmingly Christian based.
Residents in four rural Pennsylvania communities reported overwhelmingly positive feelings about their local prisons as neighbors, according to a report titled Prisons and Rural Communities: Exploring Impact and Community Satisfaction by researchers at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
One strong conclusion is that NDEs overwhelmingly influence or persuade those who experience them toward belief in an afterlife.
What does it tell us that Americans who attend religious services as infrequently as Barry Goldwater or Ronald Reagan once did now overwhelmingly vote Democratic?