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line–item veto

noun

: a power that allows a president, governor, etc., to officially reject specific parts of a proposed bill without rejecting the entire bill

Full Definition of LINE-ITEM VETO

:  the power of a government executive to veto specific items in an appropriations bill without vetoing the bill altogether

First Known Use of LINE-ITEM VETO

1979

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