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English noun: cloture

1. cloture (communication) a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body


Synonymsclosure, gag law, gag rule


Broader (hypernym)order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order


Narrower (hyponym)closure by compartment, guillotine


English verb: cloture

1. cloture (change) terminate debate by calling for a vote


SamplesDebate was closured.
Cloture the discussion.


Synonymsclosure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)end, terminate









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