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English definition of “veto”

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.
(Definition of veto verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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