vetoes

vetoes
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  • Vetoes — Veto Ve to, n.; pl. {Vetoes}. [L. veto I forbid.] [1913 Webster] 1. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction. [1913 Webster] This contemptuous veto of her husband s on any intimacy with her family. G. Eliot. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vetoes — ve·to || vɪːtəʊ n. authority to nullify the majority decision of a formal body; prohibition, authoritative nullification v. nullify the majority decision of a formal body; prohibit, reject …   English contemporary dictionary

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