filibuster Meaning and Definition

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لٹیرا ڈاکو

lutera daku

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English definition for filibuster

1. n. a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

2. n. a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes

3. v. obstruct deliberately by delaying; of legislation

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A filibuster (from EModE, c. 1580: flibutor, "pirate" ) is a parliamentary procedure where debate over a proposed piece of legislation is extended, allowing one or more members to delay or entirely prevent a vote on the proposal.
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