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  1. veto

    • IPA[ˈviːtəʊ]

    英式

    • n.
      a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a lawmaking body;a rejection by right of veto.
    • v.
      exercise a veto against (a decision or proposal);refuse to accept or allow
    • verb: veto, 3rd person present: vetoes, gerund or present participle: vetoing, past tense: vetoed, past participle: vetoed

    • noun: veto, plural noun: vetoes

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    名詞

    • 1. a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a lawmaking body neither state was given a veto over amendments to the Act the royal power of veto
    • a rejection by right of veto.
    • any ban or prohibition his veto on our drinking after the meal was annoying

    動詞

    • 1. exercise a veto against (a decision or proposal) the president vetoed the bill
    • refuse to accept or allow I vetoed the idea of a holiday
    • n.
      an indirect veto of a legislative bill by the president or a governor by retaining the bill ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an indirect veto of a legislative bill by the US president or a state governor by retaining the ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      an act of preventing someone from speaking in a public forum because of concerns that opponents ... the law professor argued that authorities must protect speech lest those trying to use the heckler's veto learn that they can silence their opponents by making threats

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the power of a president, governor, or other elected executive to reject individual provisions ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an act of preventing someone from speaking in a public forum because of concerns that opponents ... the law professor argued that authorities must protect speech lest those trying to use the heckler's veto learn that they can silence their opponents by making threats

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈvēdō]

    美式

    • n.
      a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body: the legislature would have a veto over appointments to key posts
    • v.
      exercise a veto against (a decision or proposal made by a law-making body): the president vetoed the bill

    Oxford American Dictionary