vetted

adjective

vet·​ted ˈve-təd How to pronounce vetted (audio)
: having been subjected to evaluation or appraisal : critically reviewed and evaluated for official approval or acceptance
… a central hub for victims, providing legal resources, a vetted list of lawyers … and how-to guides for petitioning lawmakers.Ryan Broderick
Internet users don't hate the media. … People want the vetted information the news media offer …James Poniewozik
… a carefully curated electronic eco-system that allows you to interact only with vetted software or Web sites.John Pavlus
see also vet entry 3

Examples of vetted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Require and fund independent researcher access, giving vetted researchers and civil society organizations predeployment access to generative AI systems for research and testing. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Jan. 2024 Head to Amazon to grab PEOPLE Tested’s favorite vacuum, then keep scrolling to check out more of our vetted and approved devices. Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 2 Feb. 2024 At the after-school club, children can expect to make friendship bracelets, paint kindness rocks and learn about STEM activities from vetted volunteers, according to the program description. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 24 Jan. 2024 The group works with IDF representatives to facilitate direct requests from combat units and then orders are placed through vetted suppliers. Amelie Botbol, Sun Sentinel, 4 Jan. 2024 The children, ages 6 and 2, were placed in the custody of vetted family members. Adam Sabes, Fox News, 13 Dec. 2023 To do that, eBay recently began testing a new consignment service that connects users with vetted sellers who list and sell high-end items, initially only designer handbags from certain brands like Valentino and Hermès. Phil Wahba, Fortune, 29 Sep. 2023 In the intervening years, the department dismantled or completely overhauled its anti-gang programs, to the point that gang officers today are among the most vetted in the department, Moore told The Times last year. Libor Jany, Los Angeles Times, 31 Aug. 2023 Visitors heading to the Golden State can unlock exclusive rates and perks through Kind Traveler’s Get + Give hotel booking and education platform upon donating $10 (or more) to a local vetted charity. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vetted was in 1924

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“Vetted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vetted. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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