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veto British & World English

A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a lawmaking body

veto English Thesaurus

the president still has the power of veto over Congressional legislation

pocket veto British & World English

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

line-item veto British & World English

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