veto

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vetō ‎(I forbid).

PronunciationEdit

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.

TranslationsEdit

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

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

NounEdit

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

  1. veto

AnagramsEdit


FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From verb vetää ‎(to pull) +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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!
DeclensionEdit
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 vedolle vedoille
essive vetona vetoina
translative vedoksi vedoiksi
instructive vedoin
abessive vedotta vedoitta
comitative vetoineen
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin veto ‎(I forbid).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

veto

  1. veto
DeclensionEdit
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 vetolle vetoille
essive vetona vetoina
translative vetoksi vetoiksi
instructive vetoin
abessive vetotta vetoitta
comitative vetoineen
Derived termsEdit

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

veto m ‎(plural vetos)

  1. veto

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

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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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

veto m ‎(plural veti)

  1. veto

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier votō, from Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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.

InflectionEdit

   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
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
vetāre vetandī vetandō vetandum vetitum vetitū

InterjectionEdit

vetō!

  1. I forbid it! I protest!

Usage notesEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • veto” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin veto

NounEdit

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

  1. a veto

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin veto

NounEdit

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

  1. a veto

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.tu/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

NounEdit

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. (politics) veto (blocking of a process or decision)

VerbEdit

veto

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin veto.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

vȇto m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ве̑то)

  1. veto

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • veto” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin veto.

NounEdit

veto m ‎(plural vetos)

  1. veto

VerbEdit

veto

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

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

veto n

  1. veto
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