vetting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

vetting

  1. present participle of vet

Noun[edit]

vetting ‎(plural vettings)

  1. A checking or investigation.
    • 2003, Jean-Paul Brodeur, ‎Peter Gill, ‎Dennis Töllborg, Democracy, Law, and Security
      The Military Intelligence Service in 1997 carried out nearly 18,000 security vettings, which resulted in 43 applicants being turned down because of a criminal record.