Complete Definition of "veto"

see|Veto
English

Etymology
From L. veto ( = first-person singular active indicative present of vetare), "I forbid".

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈviːtəʊ/, SAMPA|/"vi:[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈviːtoʊ/, SAMPA|/"vi:toU/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iːtəʊ|-iːtəʊ

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. A political right to disapprove of and thereby stop the process of a decision, a law, etc.
  2. An invocation of that right.

Translations
trans-top|Political right to disapprove of and thereby stop the process of a decision, a law, etc.
Danish: veto
Dutch: veto
Finnish: veto, veto-oikeus
German: Veto n, Einspruch m
French: veto m
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Japanese: 拒否権 (kyohi-ken)
Polish: weto
Serbian: zabrana, veto, zabranjenje
Spanish: veto m
Swedish: veto
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trans-top|Invocation of that right
 
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Verb
en-verb|veto|es

  1. transitive To use a veto#Noun|veto against.

Translations
trans-top|To use a veto against
Finnish: käyttää veto-oikeus|veto-oikeutta(-nsa|nsa)
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Japanese: 拒否権を発動する (kyohiken-wo-hatsudō-suru), 拒否権を行使する
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Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|veto

Danish

Noun
veto

  1. veto

Dutch

Noun
veto

  1. veto

Category:Dutch nouns


Finnish

Etymology 1
From verb vetää (eg. to pull) + -o#Finnish|-o.

Pronunciation
Hyphenation: ve·to
IPA|lang=fi|[ˈveto]

Noun
fi-noun|ve|type=mato

  1. the act of pulling, pull.
  2. draught/draft of air.
  3. stroke of hand, oar etc.
  4. bet (eg. in gambling).

Etymology 2
From L.|fi veto ( = first-person singular active indicative present of vetare), "I forbid".

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=fi|[ˈveːtːo]

Noun
fi-noun|veto|type=valo

  1. veto#English|veto.

French

Noun
veto m (plural: vetos)

  1. veto
  2. vet (veterinarian)

#:Nous avons dû emmener le chien chez le veto - We had to take the dog to the vet's

Category:French nouns


Latin

Alternative spellings
veto, vetare, vetavi, vetatum

Verb
veto, vetare, vetui, vetitum

  1. To forbid, veto.

Category:Latin verbs


Norwegian

Noun
no-noun-n1

  1. #English|veto

Category:Norwegian nouns


Spanish

Noun
veto m (plural: vetos)

  1. Veto.

Category:Spanish nouns


Swedish

Noun
veto

  1. Veto.

Category:Swedish nouns

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