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over·rid·ing

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  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderatingadjective

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"

    Synonyms:
    rife, predominate, dominant, prevailing, predominant, preponderating, paramount, prevalent, preponderant

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, low-level

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#7834dominant
#10180compelling
#11452overwhelming
#11669paramount
#14484prevailing
#17672prevalent
#23124predominant
#26134overriding
#33009rife
#34667overarching
#38702primordial
#56587predominate
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  1. Bill Clinton:

    Judge Breyer will bring to the Court a well recognized and impressive ability to build bridges in pursuit of fairness and justice. In the generations ahead, the Supreme Court will face questions of overriding national importance, many of which we cannot today even imagine.

  2. President Biden:

    Vladimir Putin has one overriding objective : To break NATO, to weaken the Western alliance and to further diminish our ability to compete in the Pacific by working out something with China, and it's not going to happen on my watch.

  3. Michael McKinley:

    The timing of my resignation was the result of two overriding concerns : the failure in my view, of the State Department to offer support to Foreign Service employees caught up in the impeachment inquiry ; and, second, by what appears to be the utilization of our ambassadors overseas to advance domestic political objectives.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I'm not happy about certain things, I'll be honest, i'm not happy about certain things. But he's done a fantastic job running the EPA, which is very overriding. But I am not happy about it.

  5. Ron DeSantis:

    Some of our biggest media conglomerates, who claim to be avatars of the First Amendment and free exchange of ideas, they've become cheerleaders for censorship, if something doesn't fit the overriding narrative then, in their view, it's better that it's left on the cutting room floor, it's best that you edit it out of existence rather than actually tell people the truth.

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