Translation of veto in Spanish:
noun plural vetoes
- 1 uncountable (power to ban) the right of vetoel derecho de or al vetoto have a vetotener derecho de vetoto use or exercise one's vetoejercer el vetoto invoke a vetoacogerse al or invocar el derecho de or al vetoExample sentences
- From this perspective, the U.S. Senate has a veto over treaties negotiated by the executive, and constitutional courts have a veto over legislation.
- Clearly the present set-up gives the five major powers on the Security Council a veto on any decisions taken by UN member states.
- It had its own assembly and militia, the power of veto over federal decisions and control of education and other public services.
- 2 countable (ban) to put a veto on somethingvetar algoExample sentences
- Few people want children - or, for that matter, anyone else - to have veto power over the decisions that parents make.
- Now we don't have to really divide or to make vetoes on people.
- The Cardinal had tried to impose an immediate veto on all contacts with the media.
transitive verb vetoes, vetoing, vetoed
- (bill/measure/proposal)his wife has vetoed smoking in the kitchen
vetarsu mujer ha prohibido que se fume en la cocinaExample sentences
- Under the terms of the Luxembourg Compromise, governments would retain their right to veto proposals where they deemed a vital national interest to be at stake.
- Unfortunately, the plan was vetoed by the British government.
- In fact, if a proposal is vetoed by the UN, it does not go ahead.
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