noun. ['ˈkloʊtʃɝ'] a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body.
- gag rule
- closure by compartment
- parliamentary procedure
- parliamentary law
- rules of order
Words that Rhyme with Cloture
verb. ['ˈkloʊtʃɝ'] terminate debate by calling for a vote.
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.