Meaning of “veto” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /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.

(Definition of “veto verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)