Cloture in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cloture

the act of ending a debate or discussion with a request for a vote

Examples of Cloture in a sentence

Although the senator knew he could lose the vote, he demanded cloture of the debate so the votes could be cast.  🔊

There was a call for cloture on the discussion so voting could begin.  🔊

If there are not enough votes supporting a cloture, the legislative debate will continue.  🔊

The congressman was tired of listening to weeks of argument so he proposed a cloture motion to hurry the polling.  🔊

While my father wanted to argue about our vacation trip, my mother suggested a cloture so we could vote as a family.  🔊

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