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vet

verb [T]
 
 
/vet/ (-tt-)
HR to carefully check information about someone before employing them to make certain that they are suitable, do not have a criminal record, etc.: Candidates for senior positions are vetted by the board of directors.
to carefully check information, especially financial information, about someone who is applying for a loan or to rent or buy a property: Mortgage lenders are now vetting applicants more carefully.
to examine something carefully to make certain it is suitable, correct, etc.: The results of the survey have been carefully vetted by independent researchers.
vetting noun [U]
Translations of “vet”
in Spanish investigar, examinar…
in French examiner de près…
in German untersuchen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 審查,檢查…
in Russian проверять (кандидата на должность)…
in Turkish dikkatle araştırma yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 审查,检查…
in Polish weryfikować…
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