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vet1

vet1

 
pronunciation:
vet
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a shortened form of "veterinarian," a person trained and licensed to practice medicine on animals.
We need to take the dog to the vet.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vets, vetted, vetting
definition 1: (informal) to practice as a veterinarian on.
definition 2: to give an expert examination or appraisal of; check for faults, errors, disqualifications, or the like.
The boss vets each job applicant himself.
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