Veto Ve"to, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vetoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vetoing}.] To prohibit; to negative; also, to refuse assent to, as a legislative bill, and thus prevent its enactment; as, to veto an appropriation bill. [1913 Webster]

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