the act or process of appraising or checking a person or thing for suitability, accuracy, or validity: The quality of a competitive jazz festival is contingent upon the vetting and hiring of experienced judges, which must be done far in advance.
the act or process of examining or treating an animal in one’s capacity as a veterinarian: At this shelter we are passionately dedicated to the rescue, vetting, and homing of orphaned pets.
the occupation or work of a veterinarian: After 30 years of vetting, I sometimes struggle through my morning consults just to collapse in a chair before my afternoon surgery list.
appraising, verifying, or checking something: The appointing authority (the Executive) and the vetting institution (Parliament) should scrutinize appointments so only those with the needed skills are appointed to diplomatic posts.
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How to use vetting in a sentence
Despite the pandemic, a local vet made a home visit to "help him pass peacefully, surrounded by those that loved him," Braden wrote.R.I.P. Henri, le Chat Noir, angst-ridden feline YouTube star for the ages | Jennifer Ouellette | December 10, 2020 | Ars Technica
In response, the DOT condensed all that paperwork to the two forms you see below, which can be filled out by the service dog’s handler without the need for a vet visit.Why the Emotional Support Dog Ban Is Good for Everyone | Wes Siler | December 9, 2020 | Outside Online
I would’ve been a doctor, which also turns into a vet, as a doctor for animals and I love animals, or I would’ve been a lawyer because I loved to argue and I want to be right.
WFE is a volunteer-run charity that helps disabled vets at Walter Reed, Brooke Army Medical Center or in their homes, providing adapted devices for free.
A phone call is not the only way vets and physicians team up.When physicians and veterinarians team up, all species benefit | Liz Devitt | November 5, 2020 | Science News For Students
One of the key staffers in his office, Maureen Connelly, was charged with vetting the commercials.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters | Jeff Greenfield | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But gender solely for its own sake and without vetting is a whole other story.
Yousef was tasked with arranging meetings and vetting guests.
A thorough vetting that began under Pope John Paul II has nearly halved that number.
And here is where things get squiggly: “The DPH did a bad job on the vetting process,” said Martinez.