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kīpoʻi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / kī.poʻi /,

vt., To cover, conceal, hide; to protest giving away objects to others.

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kīpoʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani, Pocket veto, i.e. a way in which the President can veto a bill by holding onto the bill for ten days, during which time Congress ends its session.

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    • Dic., ext. mng.
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    • Ua manaʻo ka Pelekikena e hāʻule ana kāna wiko ʻana i ka pila, no laila, kīpoʻi ʻo ia i ka pila a hala ka wā noho o ka ʻAhaʻōlelo Lāhui. The President thought his veto would not stand, so he pocket vetoed the bill until the time of the Congressional session passed.
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