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veto

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈviːtəʊ/ (vetoed, vetoed, vetoing) GOVERNMENT, POLITICS
to refuse to allow or accept something such as a vote even if most of the other people or organizations involved approve of it: veto a bill/deal/plan The President vetoed a bill that would have provided the program with an additional $35 billion over five years. The bid was vetoed by European competition authorities.
Translations of “veto”
in Korean 거부권을 행사하다…
in Arabic حَقّ الاعتِراض…
in French mettre son veto à…
in Turkish reddetmek, veto etmek…
in Italian mettere il veto a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 否決, 禁止…
in Russian налагать вето…
in Polish zawetować…
in Spanish vetar, vedar…
in Portuguese vetar…
in German Einspruch erheben gegen…
in Catalan vetar…
in Japanese ~に拒否権を発動する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 否决, 禁止…
(Definition of veto verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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