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Synonyms of veto in English:


  • the president still has the power of veto over Congressional legislation
    rejection, vetoing, dismissal, denial, declination, turndown;
    prohibition, prohibiting, proscription, preclusion, restriction, suppression, stoppage;
    [Antonyms] approval, OK
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  • the president carried out his threat to veto the bill
    reject, turn down, throw out, dismiss, say ‘no’ to, rule against, overrule, rule out, quash;
    prohibit, forbid, interdict, proscribe, disallow, outlaw, embargo, place an embargo on, ban, bar, block, preclude, put a stop to, put an end to, stop, nullify, declare null and void
    informal kill, squash, put the kibosh on, give the thumbs down to, give the red light to
    [Antonyms] approve, authorize
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