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English definition of “line-item veto”

line-item veto

noun [C/U]  /ˈlɑɪnˌɑɪ·təm ˈvi·toʊ/
politics & government the power to veto (= not allow) a single item in a planned new law without vetoing the whole new law
(Definition of line-item veto from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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