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British English: /ˈviːtəʊ/
American English: /ˈvidoʊ/

Translation of veto in French:

noun pl -toes

  • 2 (right)
    over, on sur
    to use/exercise one's veto
    user de/exercer son droit de veto
  • 3 (American English) (Politics) (president's)
    (message justifiant le veto présidentiel)

transitive verb

  • also: prés -toes prét, pp -toed
    (gen) (Politics)
    mettre or opposer son veto à

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