From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Voting
clotureclo‧ture /ˈkləʊtʃə $ ˈkloʊtʃər/ noun [countable] American English technical PPVa way of ending an argument over a bill in the US government and forcing a vote on it
Origin cloture (1800-1900) French clôture closure, from Old French closure, from Latin clausura, from claudere; CLOSE1