vet

Definition

verb
to examine something carefully
ExamplesAll candidates have to be vetted by the managing director. • The contract has been sent to the legal department for vetting.
(Notevetting - vetted)

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I had to take my dog to the vet because he was having some problems that needed some special assistance.

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When scandals about the vice presidential candidate started emerging, it was clear they had not properly vetted him before choosing him.

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The corporation has high hiring standards and makes sure to meticulously vet all potential employees and executives during the hiring process.

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