Definition of pocket veto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


pocket veto

BrE BrE//ˌpɒkɪt ˈviːtəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɑːkɪt ˈviːtoʊ//
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(in the US) a method by which the President can stop a new law from being introduced by not signing it and keeping it until a session of Congress has finished
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pocket veto