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veto
n. a vote that blocks a decision
veto
n. the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)
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nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
negative, blackball, veto
v. vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"
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annulment, repeal, abrogation
n. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
defence, defense, refutation
n. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; "his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; "in defense he said the other man started it"
disaffirmation, denial
n. the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
refusal
n. the act of refusing
negation
n. the speech act of negating
contradiction
n. the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"
rejection
n. the speech act of rejecting
repudiation
n. refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); "the repudiation of the debt by the city"
prohibition
n. refusal to approve or assent to
override
v. ride (a horse) too hard
revoke
v. fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
reject, disapprove
v. deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
deny
v. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
excommunicate
v. oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
nullify, avoid, void, quash, annul, invalidate
v. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
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countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
take, engage, charter, hire, rent, lease
v. engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
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