CSS - overwrite browser font...

How can I globally overwrite the font type and size so that the site will have similar look using different browsers.

body{
??
}

or html{
??
}

Thank you
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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperAsked:
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
body{
   font-size:14px!important;
}

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But if you also use
body{
   font-size:14px!important;
}
p:font-size:18px!important;

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The p tag will win.  Try placing your body{foo:bar!important;} as the very last css item.
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Actually, that is wrong. In the example below, the p will still win.  

p{font-size:18px!important;}
body{
   font-size:14px!important;
}

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You would have to do body p to over take the p only tag.
p{font-size:18px!important;}
body p{
   font-size:14px!important;
}

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