Definition Overturn

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Definition

to overturn (a car, a rubbish bin): to put upside down, to turn over (a car, a rubbish bin)
verb
There is an overturned rubbish bin in the street, it's been lying there on its side like that all morning. I think I'm going to pick it up.

to overturn (a legal decision): to change, to annul (a legal decision); to declare (a legal decision) invalid
verb

Examples

  • "An overturned truck on the shoulder is causing problems southbound beyond the Golden Gate Bridge."

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