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The answer VETO has 562 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of veto in various dictionaries:
noun - a vote that blocks a decision
noun - 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)
verb - vote against
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Kill, in a way|
|Literally, 'I forbid'|
|Kind of power|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|When a bill reaches the President's desk, he may sign it, do nothing or do this|
|It's the 4-letter word for the president's power to reject a bill passed by Congress|
|Garfield named his dog this to warn Congress not to send him any bills that he didn't want to sign into law|
|As a warning to Congress, president James Garfield named his dog this|
|It's how the president rejects legislation passed by Congress|
|When a bill reaches the President's desk, he may approve & sign it, do nothing, or do this|
|[Former President Jimmy Carter speaking from the Carter Center in Atlanta] From Latin for "I forbid", it's what I did to 31 very bad bills passed by Congress|
|Veto, ALABAMA, UNITED STATES|
|Veto, MISSISSIPPI, UNITED STATES|
|Veto, OHIO, UNITED STATES|
|Veto, WEST VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES|
A veto Latin for "I forbid" is the power (used by an officer of the state, for example) to unilaterally stop an official action, especially the enactment of legislation. A veto can be absolute, as for instance in the United Nations Security Council, whose permanent members (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States of America) can block any resolution, or it can be limited, as in the legislative process of the United States, where a two-thirds vote in both the House and Senate may override a Presidential veto of legislation. A veto may give power only to stop changes (thus allowing its holder to protect the status quo), like the US legislative veto mentioned before, or to also adopt them (an "amendatory veto"), like the legislative veto of the Indian President, which allows him to propose amendments to bills returned to the Parliament for reconsideration.|
* The concept of a veto body originated with the Roman consuls and tribunes. Either of the two consuls holding of