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Meaning of CLOTURE

Pronunciation:  'klowchur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rule for ending debate in a deliberative body
  2. [v]  terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
 

CLOTURE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: closure, closure, gag rule
 
 See Also: closure by compartment, end, guillotine, order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order, terminate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cl[^o]`ture"\, n. [F.] (Parliamentary Practice)
See {Closure}, 5.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cloture by compartment, committee consideration, debate, deliberation, division, filibuster, filibustering, filing, first reading, guillotine, introduction, kangaroo cloture, logrolling, roll call, second reading, steamroller methods, tabling, talkathon, third reading, vote
 

 

 

 

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