cloture

noun

  • Government and Politics

Definitions of cloture

  • a US term for closure, a procedure used by a legislative assembly to end a debate and take a vote

    The U.S. Senate voted 60-37 on June 23 to invoke cloture on "fast-track" legislation, ending debate on the measure and paving the way for a vote as early as June 24.

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