Definition of 'vet'
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The case raises concerns about vetting procedures and leaks at the Metropolitan police. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Times requests over a three days this week to explain how such a well-known hostage taker with family connections to extremists could have passed US vetting procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will we finally get to know if country vets do it in their wellies? Times, Sunday Times (2010)What will the vet make of a younger crowd? The Sun (2014)Vets say killing the bird is the only way to get it back. The Sun (2013)We gave her a hearty meal of fruit and veg and had her examined by a vet. The Sun (2010)Vets are treating an eighth who was badly hurt. The Sun (2010)Vets treat farm animals with antibiotics that can promote the emergence of resistant strains in people. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Penny prefers using a provider so she can avoid the application and vetting process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Vets say being overweight can shorten the life of a dog by around two years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Any dog with features or symptoms that raise concerns will be examined by vets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Also used by vets to treat asthma. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During the course of treating the animals vets noticed that the bacteria were becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)But other companies need to carefully vet their own whole product to make sure it too can make the transition. INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)The war vets were singing and dancing again, rattling the windows. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Users can converse with those contributors, while news stories from around the world have been carefully vetted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Two of the three vets at the centre are women - possibly the only female vets in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Qualified vets also take on roles in teaching, research, industry and set up their own businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'vet'
British English: vet /vɛt/ NOUN
A vet is someone who is qualified to treat sick or injured animals.
- American English: vet
- Arabic: طَبِيبٌ بَيْطَرِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: veterinário
- Chinese: 兽医
- Croatian: veterinar
- Czech: veterinář
- Danish: dyrlæge
- Dutch: veearts
- European Spanish: veterinario
- Finnish: eläinlääkäri
- French: vétérinaire
- German: Tierarzt
- Greek: κτηνίατρος
- Italian: veterinario
- Japanese: 獣医
- Korean: 수의사
- Norwegian: veterinær
- Polish: weterynarz
- European Portuguese: veterinário
- Romanian: veterinar
- Russian: ветеринар
- Spanish: veterinario
- Swedish: veterinär
- Thai: สัตวแพทย์
- Turkish: veteriner
- Ukrainian: ветеринар
- Vietnamese: bác sĩ thú y
Definition of vet from the Collins English Dictionary
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