veto

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto (plural vetoes or vetos)

  1. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc.
  2. An invocation of that right.
  3. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
    • George Eliot
      This contemptuous veto of her husband's on any intimacy with her family.

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Verb[edit]

veto (third-person singular simple present vetoes, present participle vetoing, simple past and past participle vetoed)

  1. (transitive) To use a veto against.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto n

  1. veto

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Noun[edit]

veto n (singular definite vetoet, plural indefinite vetoer)

  1. veto

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun[edit]

veto n (plural veto's, diminutive vetootje n)

  1. veto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From verb vetää (to pull) + -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ve‧to
  • IPA(key): [ˈveto]

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. pull (act of pulling)
  2. pull (attractive force)
  3. draught/draft of air
  4. stroke of hand, oar etc.
  5. bet, wager (e.g. in gambling)
  6. (colloquial) move, as in a debate or game
    Tuo oli hyvä veto!
    That was a good move!
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin veto (I forbid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. veto
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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. vet (veterinarian)
    Nous avons dû emmener le chien chez le veto.
    We had to take the dog to the vet.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural veti)

  1. veto

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active vetō, present infinitive vetāre, perfect active vetuī, supine vetitum

  1. I forbid, oppose, veto.

Inflection[edit]

Interjection[edit]

vetō!

  1. I forbid it! I protest!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in the Senate by tribunes to oppose objectionable measures.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin veto

Noun[edit]

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto or vetoer, definite plural vetoa or vetoene)

  1. a veto

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin veto

Noun[edit]

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto, definite plural vetoa)

  1. a veto

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin veto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋêːto/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun[edit]

vȇto m (Cyrillic spelling ве̑то)

  1. veto

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References[edit]

  • veto” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin veto.

Noun[edit]

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Verb[edit]

veto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of vetar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto n

  1. veto

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

veto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of vetar