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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A vote that blocks a decision; The power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature) v. - Command against; Vote against.

Usage examples (35)
  • Jenny wanted to invite all her friends, but I quickly vetoed that idea.
  • "They avoid using the term veto power, but that is clearly all they are willing to accept."
  • My veto is a signal that I thought the bill was bad.
  • Q Will he use the word veto in the opening statement? for more
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