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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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31) Likewise, courts cite the possibility of override as a justification for literal application of a statute that seems to include a drafting error or result in an unacceptable policy decision (32) (although, as noted above, sometimes courts will take it upon themselves to "correct" such "mistakes").
36) Courts may be granted so much freedom because Congress may always override them if they disagree.
An equal percentage of members from the veto pivot quintile and the extreme opponents quintile change their votes to join the president's legislative coalition on the override attempt.
Ideology clearly affects members' decisions to switch votes on veto override attempts.
the override, including the costs associated with the potential that the
and (iv) the impact of the override on competition and the integrity of
A Mazda official said, ''Although our vehicles have not experienced incidents of wild acceleration, which can be prevented with a brake override system, we have decided to add the systems to our cars to further enhance their safety features in the future.
An official at another major carmaker said, ''The industry tide has turned all of a sudden in light of Toyota's woes, although we had not previously devised any plans to introduce the override systems.
The failed veto override in the House came after the Senate struggled all day to muster the votes to override Kulongoski's veto.
David Nelson, R-Pendleton, was one of six Republicans who switched from opposing to supporting the override.
The potential for management to bypass or override internal controls is great, and the opportunities are numerous.
Possibly the best deterrent against management deciding to make an inappropriate override is the knowledge that the auditor is looking over their shoulders.