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iReports on CNN : Your stories, selected and vetted
Why is 'vetted' used in this text? As I understand that a term of 'vet' is usually used for veterinary stuff.
vet (EXAMINE) Show phonetics
verb [T] -tt-
to examine something or someone carefully to make certain that they are acceptable or suitable:
During the war, the government vetted all news reports before they were published.
The bank carefully vets everyone who applies for an account.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
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