veto

  1. a vote that blocks a decision
  2. the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act esp the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature

Veto

A veto – Latin for `I forbid` – is the power (used by an officer of the state, for example) to unilaterally stop an official action, especially the enactment of legislation. A veto can be absolute, as for instance in the United Nations Security Council, whose permanent members (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America).....
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veto

(from the article `United States`) ...an amendment to a $90 billion supplemental Iraq War appropriation requested by President Bush, setting a timeline for withdrawal of U.S. forces. ... ...measure, which authorized dramatically expanded funding for embryonic-stem-cell research, but right-to-life groups vigorously opposed the bill, ... ...
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veto

[n] - the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act esp the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature 2. [n] - a vote that blocks a decision 3. [v] - vote against
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Veto

• (n.) The exercise of such authority; an act of prohibition or prevention; as, a veto is probable if the bill passes. • (n.) An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction. • (v. t.) To prohibit; to negative; also, to refuse assent to, as a legislative bill, and thus prevent its enactment; as, to veto an app...
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veto

noun a vote that blocks a decision
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Veto

Ve'to noun ; plural Vetoes [ Latin veto I forbid.] 1. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction. « This contemptuous veto of her husband's on any intimacy with her family.» G. Eliot. 2. Specifically: -- ...
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Veto

Ve'to transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Vetoed ; present participle & verbal noun Vetoing .] To prohibit; to negative; also, to refuse assent to, as a legislative bill, and thus prevent its enactment; as, to veto an appr...
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veto

a vote that blocks a decision
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Veto

Action the President or a Governor takes to prevent enactment of a bill passed by Congress or state Legislature. This is a Latin word signifying, I forbid. It is usually applied to the power of the president of the United States to negative a bill which has passed both branches of the legislature. The act of refusing to sign such a bill, and th...
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veto

An executive power usually held by a monarch or a president, allowing them to block, suspend or reject laws passed by the legislature.
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veto

Exercise by a sovereign, branch of legislature, or other political power, of the right to prevent the enactment or operation of a law, or the taking of some course of action. In the UK the sovereign...
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veto

Exercise by a sovereign, branch of legislature, or other political power, of the right to prevent the enactment or operation of a law, or the taking of some course of action
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Veto

Latin for 'I Forbid'. To vote against. The right to block a law, etc
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veto

The authorized power of a president to reject legislation passed by Congress.
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veto

to disallow or prevent something - (or noun form) the act of forbidding something or refusing permission
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veto

veto [Lat.,=I forbid], power of one functionary (e.g., the president) of a government, or of one member of a group or coalition, to block the operation of laws or agreements passed or entered into by the other functionaries or members.In the U.S. government, Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution ...
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Veto

Veto is a cultivated variety of potato.
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