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verb [transitive]     vet pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlevetting
past tensevetted
past participlevetted

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  1. 1
    to check someone’s 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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