Translation of "veto" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

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

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.

The plan was vetoed by the president.

(Translation of “veto” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈviːtəu/ (3rd person singular present tense vetoes, past tense, past participle vetoed)

to forbid, or refuse to consent to

vetar; vedar
They vetoed your suggestion.

(Translation of “veto” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)