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E-commerce “won’t supersede advertising revenue,” Romaine said.

From Digiday

Because of a state law passed in June that allowed counties to supersede the governor’s emergency powers, 81 counties out of 105 opted out of the mask mandate altogether, and only 21 counties decided to enforce it.

From Vox

Proposition 22 established workers as independent contractors, superseding a California law that aimed to make gig workers, including ride-hailing and food delivery drivers, employees with full benefits.

Though the popular vote does not supersede the electoral vote nor directly elect the president, the people have a voice that cannot be ignored by their electors.

Just by doing that, suddenly, the personality of the artist superseded their technical precision.

From Fortune

Lavrov said the G8 has been superseded by the G20, a bigger club.

But he decided that the goal of ousting Morsi superseded any concerns about the army.

The last three were tossed: superseded by federal law, said the majority.

His investment in the opinions that he so elegantly articulated never superseded the austere truth.

Robert Wood Johnson superseded his brothers and summarily replaced James as president.

Three months later the Marshal was once again superseded by Lannes, and this time recalled and sent to France.

On the other hand, there are many innovations since American administration superseded the native civil government.

For a time defence against a foreign enemy superseded every other consideration.

In the meantime the Washington Government resolved that military rule in the Islands should be superseded by civil government.

Thus, as Dr. Maitland remarks, in painting sight superseded faith, and in sculpture touch superseded sight.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to superseded, such as: antiquated, outmoded, archaic, obsolete, old, and old-fashioned.

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