- (Veterinary Science)veterinario, (-ria) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- He reported the case immediately to the local veterinary station and two vets came to the farm within half an hour to find another 200 ducks had died.
- Most vets agree spaying and neutering should be done not sooner than 6 months of age.
- Richard Gowshall, a vet at the Eastcott Veterinary Clinic, was shocked to hear Daisy had given birth to another 14 puppies.
transitive verb -tt-
- (applicant)someter a investigación(films/videos)to be positively vettedencargarse de la censura deser objeto de una investigación de antecedentesExample sentences
- Jenner growled at her listeners, described some of the women who rang in as ‘stupid’ and criticised producers for vetting her calls.
- Even so, architects are carefully vetting developer agreements in hopes of deflecting litigation.
- Mr J was to receive a ‘carefully and independently vetted account of the conclusions to be drawn from the risk analysis.’
- He alleges that the charity discriminated against him by vetting him with the Northern Ireland Office.
- He was vetted by the Home Office when he helped set up the local youth offending team.
- Two weeks ago ministers decided to require all new teaching staff to be vetted by the bureau.
- (veteran)(American English) [colloquial]veterano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- ‘The movement has always had a lot of old-timers, and a lot of vets,’ said Bourgeois, a Vietnam veteran himself.
- It will create a Labor Veterans Committee to coordinate with other veterans groups in opposing cuts to vets ' benefits.
- As part of Salute the Veterans activities, vets also attended a reception at Old Parliament House, ecumenical services and reunion dinners.
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