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veto

noun [C/U]    /ˈvi·t̬oʊ/ (plural vetoes)
politics & government the power to refuse to allow something to be done, or such a refusal: [C] The president has promised a veto if Congress passes that bill. [U] The mayor will have no veto over zoning.
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