veto
I. noun (plural vetoes) Etymology: Latin, I forbid, from vetare to forbid Date: 1629 1. an authoritative prohibition ; interdiction 2. a. a power of one department or branch of a government to forbid or prohibit finally or provisionally the carrying out of projects attempted by another department; especially a power vested in a chief executive to prevent permanently or temporarily the enactment of measures passed by a legislature b. (1) the exercise of such authority (2) a message communicating the reasons of an executive and especially the president of the United States for vetoing a proposed law II. transitive verb (vetoed; vetoing) Date: 1706 to refuse to admit or approve ; prohibit; also to refuse assent to (a legislative bill) so as to prevent enactment or cause reconsideration • vetoer noun

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