How do I override global.css in a module css file?

Lets say in my global.css file of a Next.js project I have:

  .flex {
    display: flex;
    justify-content: center;
    align-items: center;
    height: 100%;

I also have a Layout.js component and a Layout.module.css file. The component looks like this:

import styles from "../styles/Layout.module.css";
const Layout = ({ children }) => {
  return (
      <div className="navbar">
        <div className="flex">
        <h1>Structured Safety</h1>
                <li> <a href="#">Home</a> </li>
                <li> <a href="#">Demo</a> </li>

export default Layout;

and the Layout.module.css is:

/* Navbar */
.navbar {
  background-color: var(--primary-color);
  color: #fff;
  height: 70px;

.navbar ul {
  display: flex;

.navbar .flex {
  justify-content: space-between;

Structured like this, my .navbar .flex does not overwrite the global .flex class and split the h1 from the nav. How can I accomplish overwriting my global style from this component style?

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