vet vet noun 1. (especially BrE) (NAmE usually vet∙er∙in∙ar∙ian) (also BrE formal ˈveterinary surgeon) a person who has been trained in the science of animal medicine, whose job is to treat animals who are sick or injured • 兽医 2. vetˈs (pl. vets) the place where a vet works • 兽医诊所:
»Iˈve got to take the dog to the vetˈs tomorrow.
3. (NAmE, informal) = veteran :
»a Vietnam vet
verb (-tt-) [VN] (BrE) 1. to find out about a personˈs past life and career in order to decide if they are suitable for a particular job • 审查(某人过去的生活和职业) 【SYN】 screen :
»All candidates are carefully vetted for security reasons.
--› see also positive vetting 2. to check the contents, quality, etc. of sth carefully • 仔细检查,审查(内容、质量等) 【SYN】 screen :
»All reports are vetted before publication.
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n. 獸醫
v. 診療, 作獸醫

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