Translation of "veto" - English-Korean dictionary

veto

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

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

거부권
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.

거부권을 행사하다
The plan was vetoed by the president.

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