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Sentence count:73Posted:2017-02-27Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: annulbowl overbring downcountermandknock overliftoverrideoverruleoverthrowrepealrescindreverserevokerevolutioniserevolutionizesubverttip overtump overturn overturnoverupsetvacateSimilar words: overtureturn overturnoverperturbapertureperturbationimperturbableovertMeaning: n. 1. the act of upsetting something 2. an improbable and unexpected victory. v. 1. turn from an upright or normal position 2. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position 3. rule against 4. cause the downfall of; of rulers 5. annul by recalling or rescinding 6. change radically. 
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1. Unless the ban is watertight, EU laws will overturn it.
2. He accused his opponents of wanting to overturn the government.
3. United are hoping to overturn a two-goal deficit from the first leg.
4. But a senior minister can overturn that order.
5. Gold aims to overturn a 7,637 majority in one of Britain's most middle-class seats.
6. Government lawyers had hoped to overturn a December 1999 decision by U.S.
7. Early modern artists, generally speaking, did little to overturn this convention in painting or sculpture.
8. They are part of a campaign to overturn the county's decision to spray on private property if needed.
9. The champion jockey failed in his attempt to overturn a five-day suspension awarded for his riding of Silver Wizard.
10. Some one had to overturn the present political arrangements in the Limousin if he was ever to lay his hands on Hautefort.
11. It would be nearly impossible for them to overturn such a majority in one election.
12. He had failed to overturn the £1.5m damages awarded against him and a co-defendant for allegations about the Role of Lord Aldington.
13. He is likely to overturn the Bush ban on abortion counselling and the military's outlawing of gays.
14. A majority of those voting can overturn the actions of their own elected representatives.
15. It has also launched a bid to overturn a ban on the use of vast factory whaling ships.
16. The Labour councillors voted to overturn the officers' recommendation and give permission for the works to be demolished.
17. He filed a complaint with the House of Representatives seeking to overturn the election result.
18. Government rules prevent the use of that money to build council houses but Coun Munsey wants Mr Major to overturn those policies.
19. The main plank of a campaign he hopes will overturn the Conservative's slender 1,400 majority in the seat.
20. Last month three Court of Appeal court judges refused to overturn the libel jury's verdict.
21. A judge this week is to rule on a defense request to reduce or overturn her second-degree murder conviction.
22. The hectic schedule ended in Cheltenham, where the Liberal democrats hope to overturn a Conservative majority of just under 5,000.
23. Even in presidential systems, the legislature has the power to overturn the executive by means of the extraordinary process of impeachment.
24. The chances are that Mr de la Rua will manage to defeat efforts to overturn his decrees.
25. Their victims stand as a constant reminder, both of their crimes, and of the reality they have tried to overturn.
26. You will also need a strong crowbar to help you lift and overturn large boulders.
27. A subsequent vote in the Senate failed to achieve the two-thirds majority necessary to overturn a presidential veto.
28. Post of Boalt Hall said he believed a consensus existed that the court would not overturn Prop. 209.
29. President Clinton has said he will veto any attempt to overturn the ban.
30. Some backers of the initiative feared that a lifetime ban would make the measure easier to overturn later.
More similar words: overtureturn overturnoverperturbapertureperturbationimperturbableovertcovertover therepovertyover timeoverthrowextrovertall over the worldincontrovertibleover and overover and over againnurtureturnturn ondeparturetorturousreturnturnoutsaturnturn inturn upturn toin turn
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