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vetoes, plural;
  1. Exercise a veto against (a decision or proposal made by a law-making body)
    • - the president vetoed the bill
  2. Refuse to accept or allow
    • - the film star often has a right to veto the pictures used for publicity
  1. 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
  2. Such a rejection

  3. A prohibition
    • - his veto on our drinking after the meal was annoying

  1. a vote that blocks a decision
  2. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
  3. 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)
  4. forbid: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
  5. A veto, Latin for "I forbid", is the power of an officer of the state to stop unilaterally a piece of legislation. In practice, the veto can be absolute (as in the U.N. ...
  6. Veto is a Danish indie rock band formed in 2004. They released their first EP, I Will Not Listen, in 2005 and their first full-length album, There's A Beat In All Machines, in 2006, both released on the Danish hip hop label, Tabu Records/Playground Music Denmark.
  7. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc; An invocation of that right; To use a veto against
  8. According to the Apache methodology, a change which has been made or proposed may be made moot through the exercise of a veto by a committer to the codebase in question. If the R-T-C commit policy is in effect, a veto prevents the change from being made. ...
  9. Blocking or rejecting a proposed law or change to the constitution; sometimes exercised by the President of Ireland if they refuse to sign into law a bill passed by the Dáil and the Seanad (See also Council of State, Legislature, President of Ireland and Oireachtas)
  10. An official action of the Governor to nullify legislative action. The legislature may override the action by a constitutional 2/3 vote of each house if still in session or if called back into veto override session.
  11. disapproval by the Governor of a measure. The measure is then sent back to the Legislature with the objections. (See also "Pocket Veto".)
  12. The Governor's rejection of a bill passed by the Legislature.
  13. The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. ...
  14. Governor's objection in writing to legislation enacted by the General Court. The legislation is returned to its branch of origin. It requires two-thirds affirmative vote in each branch to override a veto.
  15. Latin for "I forbid." The Constitution authorizes the President to reject any bill passed by both houses of Congress if he disapproves of it for any reason. See also line item veto and pocket veto. See Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution.
  16. An executive's rejection of proposed legislation that has passed the legislature and must receive his or her approval to become law. These can typically be overridden by a two-thirds vote of one or both legislative chambers.
  17. Rejection of an enactment without authority to modify; usually the prerogative of the Governor.
  18. The power to reject a decision, even though the majority of people have accepted it.For example, the President has a right to veto legislation if he thinks that it is unconstitutional, even though parliament has voted to pass the law.
  19. can be a noun or a verb. When both chambers of Congress have passed a bill or joint resolution, the President can sign or veto it. If he signs it, it becomes law. If he vetoes it, it is returned to the originating chamber, and Congress may or may not attempt to override the veto.
  20. the right of one country to block a decision.
  21. The governor's action in expressing disapproval of a bill that has already been adopted by majorities in the Senate and the House of Representatives. See also override.
  22. After both houses have passed a bill, and it becomes an act, the Governor has the constitutional right to veto. If he/she received the act during a legislative session, the Governor has ten days to make his/her decision. ...
  23. The veto is a way of keeping national sovereignty over sensitive areas of decision-making. It can be used when ministers from national governments vote in the Council of Ministers, under the unanimity system.
  24. The President's official No vote on a bill.