Definition of cloture. Meaning of cloture. Synonyms of cloture

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Definition of cloture

cloture
Closure Clo"sure (?, 135), n. [Of. closure, L. clausura, fr. clauedere to shut. See Close, v. t.] 1. The act of shutting; a closing; as, the closure of a chink. 2. That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed. Without a seal, wafer, or any closure whatever. --Pope. 3. That which incloses or confines; an inclosure. O thou bloody prison . . . Within the guilty closure of thy walls Richard the Second here was hacked to death. --Shak. 4. A conclusion; an end. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. (Parliamentary Practice) A method of putting an end to debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the British House of Commons in 1882. The French word cl[^o]ture was originally applied to this proceeding.
Cloture
Cloture Cl[^o]`ture", n. [F.] (Parliamentary Practice) See Closure, 5.

Meaning of cloture from wikipedia

- Cloture (UK: US: /ˈkloʊtʃər/, also UK: /ˈkloʊtjʊər/), closure or, informally, a guillotine, is a motion or process in parliamentary procedure aimed at...
- they wish.: 716  Only when debate concludes (whether naturally or using cloture) can the measure be put to a vote. Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the...
- majority, avoiding the two-thirds supermajority normally required to invoke cloture on a measure amending the Standing Rules. The term "nuclear option" is...
- hearings held on February 22–23, 2021, and approved 15–7 on March 1, 2021. Cloture invoked 70–29 on March 9, 2021. Confirmed 70–30 on March 10, 2021, and...
- proposed amendments. The Senate may end a filibuster by invoking cloture. In most cases, cloture requires the support of three-fifths of the Senate; however...
- Committee on the Judiciary. Retrieved June 9, 2022. "On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture: Nancy L. Maldonado to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern...
- bill, a revised version needed to p**** the Senate again, but failed a cloture vote 55–42 on July 27, 2022, after 25 Republicans flipped their votes....
- February 2, 2022. Retrieved February 3, 2022. "On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture: Loren L. AliKhan to be an ****ociate Judge of the District...
- Leader Harry Reid motioned to invoke cloture on Millett's nomination. On October 31, 2013, the motion to invoke cloture was rejected by a 55–38 vote, with...
- Majority Leader Chuck Schumer filed cloture on her nomination. On September 22, 2021, the United States Senate invoked cloture on her nomination by a 66–27 vote...