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vet

noun [C]  us   /vet/

vet noun [C] (MILITARY PERSON)

short form of veteran (= a person who was in the military)

vet noun [C] (ANIMAL DOCTOR)

short form of veterinarian

vet

verb [T]  us   /vet/ (-tt-)

vet verb [T] (EXAMINE)

to study something, or to examine a person’s record to see that it is acceptable or accurate: All agencies must carefully vet new workers. Before we signed this contract, our lawyer vetted it.
Translations of “vet”
in Arabic طَبيب بَيْطَري…
in Korean 수의사…
in Malaysian menyemak…
in French examiner de près…
in Turkish veteriner, baytar…
in Italian veterinario, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獸醫, 獸醫診所…
in Russian ветеринар…
in Polish weterynarz…
in Vietnamese xem xét chặt chẽ…
in Spanish investigar, examinar…
in Portuguese veterinário…
in Thai ตรวจสอบ…
in German untersuchen…
in Catalan veterinari, -ària…
in Japanese 獣医…
in Indonesian menyidik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兽医, 兽医诊所…
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