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Synonyms for veto

Synonyms for veto

to prevent or forbid authoritatively

Synonyms for veto

a vote that blocks a decision

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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We all believe - that there is no way Governor Abbott would veto our item and knowingly hurt an organization like Crime Stoppers of Houston, a non-profit that is literally bringing the community together to do everything Governor Abbott champions and stands for.
There is now a chance for lawmakers to do something historic and pass the first ever veto override on an issue that stands to benefit so many SSS pensioners.
Expectedly, 16 of those MPs who opposed the change to election rules and backed Plevnelievas veto were from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS).
Opponents of the program predict the line-item veto approach will be challenged in court, calling it an end run around the state's budget process.
Although the veto is Obama's first since Republicans took control on Capitol Hill, it was not likely to be the last.
The pivotal politics argument suggests that about 12% (Krehbiel's one out of every eight) of the members within the veto pivot quintile switch their votes to join the president's coalition on veto override attempts.
Entre 1982 y 1985, por ejemplo, Estados Unidos veto resoluciones del Consejo sobre los conflictos belicos en los Altos del Golan, Nicaragua, Oriente Medio, Libano y las Islas Malvinas, en este ultimo caso en conjunto con el Reino Unido.
Of course, if the editorial page was on the opposite side of an issue (that is, if Nixon vetoed something they approved of), they would not begin the final paragraph by saying, "The Legislature in September's veto session no doubt will add further insult by trying to override the veto.
Moreover, the veto also can be effective as a threat,
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the US, Britain, France, Russia and China - have the power to veto.
Increased number of the elected non-permanent members will tilt the balance away from the permanent members," he said during a discussion on reforming the veto right.
Chief of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council's bloc within the United Iraqi Alliance MP Jalal al-Sagheir pointed out "We are waiting for the official reply from the Vice-President Tariq al-Hashimi over his veto on the elections law.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi parliament will meet on Saturday to debate the Federal Constitutional Court decision regarding Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi's veto against article 1 of the law on elections that has to do with quota of seats for expatriate Iraqis.
THE Government will exercise veto powers to block publication of key Cabinet minutes under freedom of information laws, it was announced yesterday.
He slammed his fist on the table, vowing to "use veto power" and letting players inside Lebanon and out know that the ongoing negotiations do not take precedence over the issues with which he is concerned.