a veto exercised by a single member of a legislative body whose rules require unanimity.
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How to use liberum veto in a sentence
One dissentient on the council could bar any proposal—on the lines of the old Polish liberum veto (chapter xxxvi, 7).The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
The Diet was to be confederated, that the Poles might be deprived of their last resource, the liberum veto.
The liberum veto in Poland was the right of each representative to oppose the veto of the laws which were voted unanimously.Elements of Morals | Paul Janet
This right of separation is simply the liberum veto resuscitated for the benefit of federal institutions.The Uprising of a Great People | Count Agnor de Gasparin
Konarski was the first who ventured publicly to assail the liberum veto.Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations | Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson