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English definition of “veto”

veto

verb [T]     /ˈviːtəʊ/ (present participle vetoing, past tense and past participle vetoed)
If someone in authority vetoes something, they do not allow it to happen, although other people have agreed to it: The plan was vetoed by the President.Forbidding and banning things
(Definition of veto verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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