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  • n. Plural form of veto.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of veto.

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Examples

  • This will be apparent when there is a Democrat in the White House and the Senate is then able to move forward with policy and not always have to face vetoes from the President.

    Reid stands by Lieberman despite Obama attack

  • The day Tucker Bounds makes an intelligent argument is the day McCain vetoes beer.

    Obama beats back criticism over head of VP search

  • One can only assume that Bush's failure to issue any vetoes is a tacit endorsement of everything that the 107th and 108th Congresses have passed.

    Blame Bush

  • And they have to structure one that would pat pass and also avoid vetoes from the Russians and the Chinese -- Lou.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2006

  • Alas, those arrangements were made irrelevant by persistent vetoes from the Armenian side of the table.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Policy change at the EU level, the relinquishment of sovereignty, it will all be done behind closed doors and majority voting will allow so called vetoes to disappear in the blink of an eye.

    Give me the opportunity my parents had

  • The rules of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund provide for weighted voting rather than vetoes, which is one reason both organizations work better than the United Nations.

    Bound to Fail

  • Mr. Hague called the vetoes "a betrayal of the Syrian people."

    NYT > Home Page

  • On Saturday, Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, called the vetoes "disgusting and shameful."

    CNN.com

  • The next stop for the vetoes will be the Assembly, which will have to decide whether to try to override any or all of them.

    Tonawanda News Homepage

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