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Related to countermand: obviate, insist, acquainted, vacillate, anticipating, Garnishee order
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a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

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INGAA assumes PHMSA did not intend the advisory bulletin to countermand existing regulations or to impose additional regulatory requirements," Santa wrote.
Thus the tribunes in Julius Caesar and Coriolanus are purely selfish and bamboozling and countermand the popular will.
The opposition--a Who & Who of the worst corporations in America--is relentless in assaulting the civil justice system, but AAJ is building an operation potent enough to countermand the attacks.
A secure and accurate national identity database could be created which should in turn greatly countermand terrorism.
Appalled that "the President has exploited a national tragedy to cut workers' wages," Miller unearthed a little-used provision of a 1976 law that allows Congress to countermand the president's authority to suspend laws after a national emergency.
The Tax Executives Institute (TEI) is pressing Congress to countermand an IRS requirement that large companies file their 2005 tax returns electronically.
And it's for equally good reason that writers on Poledna have frequently turned to Theodor Adorno to countermand this musical logic.
Even when it is believed Taylor gets something right, McBeth, it is alleged, is there to countermand his orders.
Because Paul D, the only adult male resident of 124, is essentially an outsider living there at Sethe's invitation, he is not permitted to discipline or criticize Denver or Beloved or to countermand Sethe's decision to let Beloved stay.
Since the agency could only implement the decision and regulate the activity, and not countermand it, the court found an insufficient link between the agency and the activity to trigger the environmental impact statement requirements.
Jesus distanced himself from the position of Hillel, who allowed divorces on any grounds, and he discouraged divorce even for valid grounds, but may have allowed divorce in cases involving lack of material or emotional support (note that Jesus does not countermand Exod 21:10-11).
To countermand the prevailing perception of the library as an Internet way-station, the introductory instructional sessions now focus on exhibiting the differences between databases and search-engines, the determination of authority for websites, and the function of an academic library.
Only a court intervention could countermand Bloomberg's order.
With backing from Liberal MPP George Smitherman, he is suing his school principal for $100,000 in damages and seeking an injunction from the Ontario Superior Court to countermand the board's ruling.
There is no immutable moral principle to countermand what humankind will do if left to the willfulness and negligence and indifference and callousness of its unrestraint.