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liberum veto

[ lib-er-uhm, lee-ber- ]
/ ˈlɪb ər əm, ˈli bər- /
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noun

a veto exercised by a single member of a legislative body whose rules require unanimity.

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Origin of liberum veto

1785–95; <Latin līberum, neuter of līber free
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