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verb [transitive] vet pronunciation in British English /vet/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyvet
he/she/itvets
present participlevetting
past tensevetted
past participlevetted

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  1. 1
    to check someones character or reputation to find out if they are suitable for a particular job
    They have to vet individuals who work with children.
  2. 2
    to examine something in order to decide if it is allowed
    Party officials vetted every story that went into the paper.

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