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  • nounrefusal of permission
  • verbrefuse permission

synonyms for veto

  • ban
  • denial
  • embargo
  • prohibition
  • blackball
  • declination
  • interdict
  • interdiction
  • negative
  • nonconsent
See also synonyms for: vetoed
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antonyms for veto

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  • allowance
  • permission
  • OK
  • approval
  • ratification
  • sanction
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How to use veto in a sentence

They were looking for “electorally generated veto points” — that is to say, elected bodies that could block change.
THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR ENDING THE FILIBUSTEREZRA KLEINOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
It took about a year, but they changed that golden-share, that veto power over major transactions into what they called the Public Interest Foundation.
PODCAST: HOW RUSSIA’S EVERYTHING COMPANY WORKS WITH THE KREMLINANTHONY GREENSEPTEMBER 30, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A state law passed just before Ikrata’s arrival gave the city of San Diego an effective veto at SANDAG.
POLITICS REPORT: AUDIT DAY AT SANDAGSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSSEPTEMBER 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
If reformers hope to succeed in curbing overpolicing, they will first have to overcome the challenge of underpolicing, which has often allowed officers to exercise an effective veto on reform.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
San Diego needs support from just two other cities to exercise a veto.
POLITICS REPORT: WHO WILL GET THE MIDWAY ROSE?SCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Gómez had hoped to secure six City Council votes on Tuesday to avoid the prospect of a veto by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and to allow the repayment extension to be enacted immediately.
MORNING REPORT: HOW SAN DIEGO AND LA SET EDUCATION POLICYVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The worthy knight not being now alive to veto the project, a figure of him has been placed opposite the College in Edmund Street.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
It made me furious, too, to see my ambition nipped with the frost of a possible veto from Miss Smawl.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
This protection was exercised mainly through the use of the veto power given to the tribunes.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
And this repeal is demanded because a single State interposes her veto, and threatens resistance!
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO VETO

  • ban
  • blacklist
  • debar
  • exclude
  • ostracize
  • oust
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • snub
  • veto
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