veto
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈviːtəʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈviːtoʊ/
    • Flapping is optional: IPA: [ˈviːɾoʊ] or IPA: [ˈviːtʰoʊ].
Noun

veto (plural vetoes or vetos)

  1. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc.
  2. An invocation of that right.
  3. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
    • This contemptuous veto of her husband's on any intimacy with her family.
Translations Translations Verb

veto (vetoes, present participle vetoing; past and past participle vetoed)

  1. (transitive) To use a veto#Noun|veto against.
Translations
  • Portuguese: vetar
  • Russian: накла́дывать ве́то
  • Spanish: vetar



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