countermand


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Synonyms for countermand

Synonyms for countermand

a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

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In 1974, he was finally persuaded to emerge still in uniform after his ageing former CO was flown in to countermand the orders he gave him 29 years earlier.
The Brownies' Book frankly sought to countermand white supremacy, and succeeded to some extent, but not before it inspired participants in the Harlem Renaissance.
His decree nullified the ability of the courts, many of them staffed by Mubarak-era appointees, to countermand his measures, even though he has promised to uphold the independence of the judiciary.
Unfortunately, neither American Gunsmith nor AGA can render a legal opinion on your problems, nor can we provide legal recourse to alter your present situation as we have no authority to countermand an ATF Inspector's ruling.
31 letter to top PHMSA safety official Jeff Wiese, Don Santa, INGAA president, wrote, "We are concerned, however, that the advisory bulletin could be read to countermand longstanding regulations and disturb what we understood to be mutual expectations concerning the implementation of integrity management programs on natural gas transmission pipelines.
31, 2011, letter to top PHMSA safety official Jeff Wiese, INGAA President Don Santa, wrote, "We are concerned, however, that the advisory bulletin could be read to countermand longstanding regulations and disturb what we understood to be mutual expectations concerning the implementation of integrity management programs on natural gas transmission pipelines.
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.
John Hodgen's poems countermand the dictates of mass culture that impress upon readers images of airbrushed and Photoshopped perfection.
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 North East Assembly leaders fear the agency could countermand its plans for the region.
And it's for equally good reason that writers on Poledna have frequently turned to Theodor Adorno to countermand this musical logic.
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.