Cloture Definition

klōchər
cloture, clotures
noun
The parliamentary procedure by which debate is closed and the measure under discussion is put to an immediate vote.
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verb
cloture
To apply cloture to (a debate, bill, etc.)
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Other Word Forms of Cloture

Noun

Singular:
cloture
Plural:
clotures, cltures

Origin of Cloture

  • French clôture from Old French closture probably alteration of closure closure closure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French clôture, closure.

    From Wiktionary

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