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vetoing is veto's Present Participle

veto

US [ˈvitoʊ]
UK [ˈviːtəʊ]
  • n.否决权;拒绝认可;禁止
  • v.行使否决权;拒绝认可;禁止;拒不接受
Plural Form:vetoes  Present Participle:vetoing  Past Tense:vetoed  
vetoing
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n.
1.
[c][u]
否决权the right to refuse to allow sth to be done, especially the right to stop a law from being passed or a decision from being taken
The British government used its veto to block the proposal.
英国政府行使其否决权阻止了这项提案。
to have the power/right of veto
有否决权
the use of the presidential veto
总统否决权的行使
2.
[c]
~ (on sth/on doing sth)
拒绝认可;禁止an occasion when sb refuses to allow sth to be done
For months there was a veto on employing new staff.
有好几个月禁止雇用新职员。
v.
1.
~ sth
行使否决权;拒绝认可;禁止to stop sth from happening or being done by using your official authority(= by using your veto )
Plans for the dam have been vetoed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
修建大坝的计划已被环境保护局否决。
2.
~ sth
拒不接受;反对;否定to refuse to accept or do what sb has suggested
I wanted to go camping but the others quickly vetoed that idea.
我想去野营,但这个想法很快遭到了其他人的反对。

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