blackball vs veto what difference

what is difference between blackball and veto

English

Etymology

black +‎ ball

Pronunciation

  • enPR: blăk’bôl’, IPA(key): /ˈblækbɔːl/

Noun

blackball (countable and uncountable, plural blackballs)

  1. (countable) A rejection; a vote against admitting someone.
  2. (countable) A black ball used to indicate such a negative vote.
  3. (countable) A kind of large black sweet; a niggerball.
  4. A substance for blacking shoes, boots, etc. or for taking impressions of engraved work.
  5. (uncountable) A game, a standardized version of the English version of eight-ball.
    Synonym: reds and yellows

Verb

blackball (third-person singular simple present blackballs, present participle blackballing, simple past and past participle blackballed)

  1. (transitive) To vote against, especially in an exclusive organization.
  2. (transitive) To ostracize.
    Synonyms: blacklist, send to Coventry; see also Thesaurus:ignore, Thesaurus:boycott


English

Etymology

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈviːtəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈviːtoʊ/
    • Flapping is optional: IPA(key): [ˈviːɾoʊ] or IPA(key): [ˈviːtʰoʊ].
  • Rhymes: -iːtəʊ

Noun

veto (plural vetoes or vetos)

  1. A political right to disapprove of (and thereby stop) the process of a decision, a law etc.
  2. An invocation of that right.
  3. An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
    • This contemptuous veto of her husband’s on any intimacy with her family.

Translations

Verb

veto (third-person singular simple present vetoes, present participle vetoing, simple past and past participle vetoed)

  1. (transitive) To use a veto against.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Tove, Vote, to’ve, vote

Catalan

Verb

veto

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of vetar

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛto]

Noun

veto n

  1. veto

Further reading

  • veto in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • veto in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Etymology

From Latin vetō (I forbid).

Noun

veto n (singular definite vetoet, plural indefinite vetoer)

  1. veto

Declension

See also

  • veto on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

Further reading

  • “veto” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “veto” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin vetō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈveː.toː/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun

veto n (plural veto’s, diminutive vetootje n)

  1. veto

Derived terms

  • vetoën
  • vetorecht

Anagrams

  • voet

Finnish

Etymology 1


vetää (to pull) +‎ -o

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeto/, [ˈʋe̞t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification: ve‧to

Noun

veto

  1. pull (act of pulling)
  2. pull (attractive force)
  3. draught/draft of air
  4. stroke of hand, oar etc.
  5. (colloquial) move, as in a debate or game
  6. (electronics) trace (on a printed circuit board)
    Synonym: johdin
Declension
Synonyms
  • (attractive force): vetovoima, imu
  • (move): siirto

Etymology 2


Probably borrowed from Old Swedish væþ, vedh, from Old Norse veð, from Proto-Germanic *wadją.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋeto/, [ˈʋe̞t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification: ve‧to

Noun

veto

  1. bet, wager (e.g. in gambling)
Declension
Derived terms
  • lyödä vetoa (idiom)

Etymology 3


From Latin veto (I forbid).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋe(ː)t(ː)o/, [ˈʋe̞(ː)t̪(ː)o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Syllabification: ve‧to

Noun

veto

  1. veto
Declension
Derived terms
  • veto-oikeus

Anagrams

  • ovet

French

Alternative forms

  • véto (1990 spelling reform)

Etymology 1

Noun

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Descendants

  • Turkish: veto

Etymology 2

Noun

veto m or f (plural vetos)

  1. vet (veterinarian)

Anagrams

  • vote, voté

Further reading

  • “veto” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.to/, /ˈve.to/
  • Hyphenation: vè‧to
  • Rhymes: -ɛto

Noun

veto m (plural veti)

  1. veto

References


Latin

Etymology

From earlier votō, votāre, from Proto-Italic *wetā(je)-, from Proto-Indo-European *weth₂- (to say).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈu̯e.toː/, [ˈu̯ɛt̪oː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈve.to/, [ˈvɛːt̪ɔ]

Verb

vetō (present infinitive vetāre, perfect active vetuī, supine vetitum); first conjugation

  1. I forbid, oppose, veto.
    • 1st century AD, Seneca Minor, Troades, line 334
      Quod nōn vetat lēx, hoc vetat fierī pudor.

      What law forbids not, decency forbids be done.

Conjugation

Interjection

vetō

  1. I forbid it! I protest!

Usage notes

  • Used in the Senate by tribunes to oppose objectionable measures.

Descendants

References

  • veto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • veto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • veto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “ve/otō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 672

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin vetō (I forbid, oppose, veto), from votō, votāre, from Proto-Italic *wetā(je)-, from Proto-Indo-European *weth₂- (to say).

Noun

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto or vetoer, definite plural vetoa or vetoene)

  1. a veto

References

  • “veto” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin veto

Noun

veto n (definite singular vetoet, indefinite plural veto, definite plural vetoa)

  1. a veto

References

  • “veto” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛ.tu/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. (politics) veto (blocking of a process or decision)

Verb

veto

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of vetar

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Latin veto.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋêːto/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Noun

vȇto m (Cyrillic spelling ве̑то)

  1. veto

Declension

References

  • “veto” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeto/, [ˈbe.t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: ve‧to

Etymology 1

From Latin veto.

Noun

veto m (plural vetos)

  1. veto

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

veto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of vetar.

Swedish

Noun

veto n

  1. veto

Declension

Anagrams

  • Tove

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