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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

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NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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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CzechEdit

NounEdit

veto n

  1. veto

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

NounEdit

veto n (singular definite vetoet, plural indefinite vetoer)

  1. veto

InflectionEdit

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

NounEdit

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

  1. veto

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FinnishFinnish

Etymology 1Etymology 1

From verb vetää (to pull) + -o.

PronunciationPronunciation

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

NounNoun

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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SynonymsSynonyms

Etymology 2Etymology 2

From Latin veto (I forbid).

PronunciationPronunciation

NounNoun

veto

  1. veto
DeclensionDeclension
Derived termsDerived terms

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FrenchFrench

Etymology 1Etymology 1

NounNoun

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Etymology 2Etymology 2

NounNoun

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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ItalianItalian

NounNoun

veto m (plural veti)

  1. veto

LatinLatin

EtymologyEtymology

Unknown origin.

PronunciationPronunciation

VerbVerb

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

  1. I forbid, oppose, veto.

InflectionInflection

InterjectionInterjection

vetō!

  1. I forbid it! I protest!

Usage notesUsage notes

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

DescendantsDescendants


Norwegian BokmålNorwegian Bokmål

EtymologyEtymology

From Latin veto

NounNoun

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

  1. a veto

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Norwegian NynorskNorwegian Nynorsk

EtymologyEtymology

From Latin veto

NounNoun

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

  1. a veto

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Serbo-CroatianSerbo-Croatian

EtymologyEtymology

From Latin veto.

PronunciationPronunciation

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

NounNoun

vȇto m (Cyrillic spelling ве̑то)

  1. veto

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ReferencesReferences

  • veto” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishSpanish

EtymologyEtymology

Latin veto.

NounNoun

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

VerbVerb

veto

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

SwedishSwedish

NounNoun

veto n

  1. veto

PortuguesePortuguese

VerbVerb

veto

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