There are 2 translations of vet in Spanish:

vet1

Pronunciation: /vet/

n

  • 1 [Vet Sci] veterinario, -ria (m,f)
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    • 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.
  • 2 (veteran) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], veterano, -na (m,f)
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    • ‘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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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of vet in Spanish:

vet2

vt (-tt-)

  • [applicant] someter a investigación; [application/proposal] examinar, investigar*; [films/videos] encargarse* de la censura de to be positively vetted ser* objeto de una investigación de antecedentes
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    • 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.’
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    • 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.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.