Translation of "veto" - English-Japanese dictionary

veto

noun uk /ˈviː·təʊ/ us /ˈvi·t̬oʊ/ plural vetoes

a decision by someone in authority to not allow something to happen

拒否権
verb uk /ˈviː·təʊ/ us /ˈvi·t̬oʊ/ present participle vetoing, past tense and past participle vetoed

If someone in authority vetoes something, they do not allow it to happen, even though other people have agreed to it.

~に拒否権を発動する
The plan was vetoed by the president.

(Translation of “veto” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)