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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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In other words, in an example we will return to, if pregnancy discrimination is naturally understood as a form of sex discrimination, a clarifying amendment that overrides a Supreme Court decision to specify that pregnancy discrimination is in fact a form of sex discrimination should not be used as evidence that Congress did not intend discrimination based on breasffeeding, which also might naturally be understood as a form of sex discrimination, to not be recognized as a form of sex discrimination.
Before turning to the examples, however, it is helpful to consider briefly the doctrine of retroactivity as applied to overrides because the Supreme Court's pronouncements in that context have sometimes (I think inappropriately) been used to justify reliance on shadow precedents.
The diverse factors that would increase management's incentive to override controls include the following:
The potential for management to bypass or override internal controls is great, and the opportunities are numerous.
Electoral incentives are not related to presidential party members' decisions to join the president's coalition on veto overrides.
10) Constituency-level presidential strength is related to presidential party members' decisions to join the president's coalition on veto overrides as well.
About 200 override supporters gathered at Lakeside Bar and Grill to celebrate the victory.
The remainder of the school's portion of the override, $522,021, will go to pay the health insurance, general insurance and Medicare for the new school staff.
issues pertaining to overrides must be addressed as well.
contracts as de facto overrides and applied the same scrutiny and
The consideration of a vetoed bill is a matter of high privilege in the House, and the chamber generally votes to override or sustain the veto shortly after the message is received from the President or the Senate.
2001, at 13 (citing Ken Silverstein, The Judge as Lynch Mob: How Alabama Judges Use Judicial Overrides to Disregard Juries and Impose Death Sentences, AMERICAN SPECTATOR, May 7, 2001, at 26).