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1. cloture

noun. ['ˈkloʊtʃɝ'] a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body.

Synonyms

  • gag rule
  • guillotine
  • order
  • closure by compartment
  • parliamentary procedure
  • closure
  • parliamentary law
  • rules of order

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • snarl
  • entangle
  • disarrange

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Words that Rhyme with Cloture

  • rocher
  • poacher
  • boettcher
  • boetcher

2. cloture

verb. ['ˈkloʊtʃɝ'] terminate debate by calling for a vote.

Synonyms

  • end
  • closure

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

Example sentences of the word cloture


1. Noun, singular or mass
Interrupting a filibuster requires 60 or more senators to vote for "cloture," which ends debate on the topic being discussed.

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