n (pl vetoes)
- 1.1 u (power to ban) veto (m) the right of veto el derecho de or al veto to have a veto tener* derecho de veto to use o exercise one's veto ejercer* el veto to invoke a veto acogerse* al or invocar* el derecho de or al vetoMore example sentences1.2 c (ban) veto (m), prohibición (f) to put a veto on sth vetar algo
More example sentences1.3 c veto (message) (in (US) )exposición de las razones por las que se ha ejercido el derecho de veto
- 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.
- 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.
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vt (vetoes, vetoing, vetoed)
- [bill/measure/proposal] vetar his wife has vetoed smoking in the kitchen su mujer ha prohibido que se fume en la cocinaMore example 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.