veto verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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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
Translations of “veto”
in Arabic حَقّ الاعتِراض…
in Korean 거부권을 행사하다…
in Malaysian memveto…
in French mettre son veto à…
in Turkish reddetmek, veto etmek…
in Italian mettere il veto a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 否決, 禁止…
in Russian налагать вето…
in Polish zawetować…
in Vietnamese phủ quyết, bác bỏ…
in Spanish vetar, vedar…
in Portuguese vetar…
in Thai ห้าม, ยับยั้ง…
in German Einspruch erheben gegen…
in Catalan vetar…
in Japanese ~に拒否権を発動する…
in Indonesian menolak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 否决, 禁止…
(Definition of veto verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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