[ lib-er-uh m, lee-ber- ]
/ ˈlɪb ər əm, ˈli bər- /
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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