Meaning of “pocket veto” in the English Dictionary


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pocket vetonoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɑk·ɪt ˌvi·toʊ/

social studies an indirect veto (= refusal) of a new law by leaving it unsigned until the legislature has finished its work

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