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    iReports on CNN : Your stories, selected and vetted for CNN.

    Why is 'vetted' used in this text? As I understand that a term of 'vet' is usually used for veterinary stuff.


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    Re: Vet


    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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