What is another word for pocket veto?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒkɪt vˈiːtə͡ʊ] (IPA)

A pocket veto is a powerful tool that the President of the United States can use to effectively shelve a bill without risking a veto override by Congress. There are several synonymous phrases used to describe this action, including "passive veto," "indirect veto," and "ambiguous veto." Another common term is the "pocket signature," which is essentially a written veto that is not sent to Congress but is instead kept by the President in his or her pocket. Other related synonyms include "silent veto," "pocket sign-and-return," and "bureaucratic veto." These various terms all describe a similar process, in which the President uses his or her power to delay or veto a bill in a subtle, indirect manner.

Synonyms for Pocket veto:

What are the hypernyms for Pocket veto?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    rejection, veto, Constitutional Prerogative, Denial of Legislation, Negative Action, presidential action.

What are the hyponyms for Pocket veto?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for pocket veto (as nouns)

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