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veto US English

A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body

veto US Thesaurus

the president's right of veto

pocket veto US English

An indirect veto of a legislative bill by the president or a governor by retaining the bill unsigned until it is too late for it to be dealt with during the legislative session

line-item veto US English

The power of a president, governor, or other elected executive to reject individual provisions of a bill

proctorial veto US English

The power of the proctors at Oxford University to exercise a veto on any decree of Convocation.