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

Inflection[edit]

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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!
Declension[edit]
Inflection of veto (Kotus type 1/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative veto vedot
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
illative vetoon vetoihin
singular plural
nominative veto vedot
accusative nom.? veto vedot
gen. vedon
genitive vedon vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
inessive vedossa vedoissa
elative vedosta vedoista
illative vetoon vetoihin
adessive vedolla vedoilla
ablative vedolta vedoilta
allative vedolleˣ vedoilleˣ
essive vetona vetoina
translative vedoksi vedoiksi
instructive vedoin
abessive vedotta vedoitta
comitative vetoineen
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin veto (I forbid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

veto

  1. veto
Declension[edit]
Inflection of veto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative veto vetot
genitive veton vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
illative vetoon vetoihin
singular plural
nominative veto vetot
accusative nom.? veto vetot
gen. veton
genitive veton vetojen
partitive vetoa vetoja
inessive vetossa vetoissa
elative vetosta vetoista
illative vetoon vetoihin
adessive vetolla vetoilla
ablative vetolta vetoilta
allative vetolleˣ vetoilleˣ
essive vetona vetoina
translative vetoksi vetoiksi
instructive vetoin
abessive vetotta vetoitta
comitative vetoineen
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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]

vetō (present infinitive vetāre, perfect active vetuī, supine vetitum); first conjugation

  1. I forbid, oppose, veto.
    • Seneca Minor, Troades, line 334
      Quod non vetat lex, hoc vetat fieri pudor.
      What law forbids not, decency forbids be done.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of veto (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetō vetās vetat vetāmus vetātis vetant
imperfect vetābam vetābās vetābat vetābāmus vetābātis vetābant
future vetābō vetābis vetābit vetābimus vetābitis vetābunt
perfect vetuī vetuistī vetuit vetuimus vetuistis vetuērunt, vetuēre
pluperfect vetueram vetuerās vetuerat vetuerāmus vetuerātis vetuerant
future perfect vetuerō vetueris vetuerit vetuerimus vetueritis vetuerint
passive present vetor vetāris, vetāre vetātur vetāmur vetāminī vetantur
imperfect vetābar vetābāris, vetābāre vetābātur vetābāmur vetābāminī vetābantur
future vetābor vetāberis, vetābere vetābitur vetābimur vetābiminī vetābuntur
perfect vetitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect vetitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect vetitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetem vetēs vetet vetēmus vetētis vetent
imperfect vetārem vetārēs vetāret vetārēmus vetārētis vetārent
perfect vetuerim vetuerīs vetuerit vetuerīmus vetuerītis vetuerint
pluperfect vetuissem vetuissēs vetuisset vetuissēmus vetuissētis vetuissent
passive present veter vetēris, vetēre vetētur vetēmur vetēminī vetentur
imperfect vetārer vetārēris, vetārēre vetārētur vetārēmur vetārēminī vetārentur
perfect vetitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect vetitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vetā vetāte
future vetātō vetātō vetātōte vetantō
passive present vetāre vetāminī
future vetātor vetātor vetantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives vetāre vetuisse vetitūrus esse vetārī vetitus esse vetitum īrī
participles vetāns vetitūrus vetitus vetandus

Interjection[edit]

vetō!

  1. I forbid it! I protest!

Usage notes[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]


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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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

veto

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

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

Declension[edit]

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