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legislative veto

noun
1.
a veto exercised by a legislature nullifying or reversing an action, decision, etc., of the executive branch.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples from the web for legislative veto
  • He can exercise legislative veto and general pardon authority.
  • The legislative veto doesn't work any more, or the one-house veto.

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