follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for legislative veto

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for legislative

15
19
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with legislative-veto