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cloture

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noun clo·ture \ˈklō-chər\

Definition of cloture

  1. :  the closing or limitation of debate in a legislative body especially by calling for a vote

cloture transitive verb


Origin of cloture

French clôture, literally, closure, alteration of Middle French closure


First Known Use: 1871

Rhymes with cloture


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cloture

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noun clo·ture \ˈklō-chər\

Legal Definition of cloture

  1. :  the closing or limitation of debate in a legislative body esp. by calling for a vote

cloture transitive verb


Origin of cloture

French clôture, literally, closure


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