Meaning of “line-item veto” in the English Dictionary

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"line-item veto" in American English

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line-item vetonoun [ C/U ]

/ˈlɑɪnˌɑɪ·təm ˈvi·toʊ/

politics & government the power to veto (= not allow) a single item in a planned new law without vetoing the whole new law

(Definition of “line-item veto” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)