The overriding priority is for Pakistan to remain the final decision maker in Afghanistan.
And these are two overriding drivers of health care costs, according to a 2007 McKinsey and Company study.
He will draw the contrasts and tie each of them to an overriding theme—standing up for jobs and the middle class.
Old English oferridan "to ride across," from ofer "over" (see over) + ridan "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Originally literal, of cavalry, etc. Figurative meaning "to set aside arrogantly" is from 1827. The mechanical sense "to suspend automatic operation" is attested from 1946. As a noun in this sense from 1946. Related: Overrode; overriding; overridden.
overriding o·ver·rid·ing (ō'vər-rī'dĭng)
First in priority; more important than all others.
Of or relating to a fracture in which the broken ends of the bone slip past each other and are held in the overlap position by contracted muscles.
Of or relating to a fetal head that is palpable above the pubic symphysis because of the disproportion between the size of the fetal head and the size of the maternal pelvis.