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Synonyms for cloture
ˈkloʊ tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law(verb)

    a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, closure, settlement, shutdown, gag law, occlusion, law of closure, resolution, gag rule, blockage, closedown, stoppage, closing

  2. closure, cloture(verb)

    terminate debate by calling for a vote

    "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    closure

Wiktionary

  1. cloture(noun)

    Synonyms:
    closure

  2. cloture(noun)

    In legislative assemblies that permit unlimited debate (filibuster); a motion, procedure or rule, by which debate is ended so that a vote may be taken on the matter. For example, in the United States Senate, a three-fifths majority vote of the body is required to invoke cloture and terminate debate.

    Synonyms:
    closure

How to pronounce cloture?

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How to say cloture in sign language?

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How to use cloture in a sentence?

  1. Richard Blumenthal:

    If the cloture (procedural) vote becomes in effect the opportunity to vote in support of the agreement, I will vote in favor of closing debate.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed this week, how that happens really depends on our Democratic friends. How many of them are willing to oppose cloture on a partisan basis to kill a Supreme Court nominee.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    We need to signal to the public that were ready to get this job done, and the way to do that is to vote aye in five minutes on cloture on the motion to proceed.


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