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verb [transitive] veto pronunciation in American English /ˈvitoʊ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyveto
he/she/itvetoes
present participlevetoing
past tensevetoed
past participlevetoed

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  1. 1
    to officially refuse to approve or allow something

    The president will veto the election law if Congress passes it.

  2. 2
    to refuse to accept someone's suggestion

    Diane has vetoed every idea I've had so far.

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