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Overview of noun veto

The noun veto has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) veto

(a vote that blocks a decision)

2. veto

(the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature))


Overview of verb veto

The verb veto has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) veto, blackball, negative

(vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill")

2. (1) forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix

(command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans")

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