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An action that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly
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“In addition, if the judicial filibuster were ended by a vote of the Senate, it would vanish entirely.”
Prolonged speaking, typically meant to obstruct progress in a legislative assembly
“Because the filibuster is a negative procedure, and one that frustrates the will of a simple majority, it has a bad reputation.”
A person engaging in unauthorized hostile actions, especially against a foreign state
“They also involved much voyaging in waters haunted by filibusters and buccaneers.”
To obstruct or delay (proposed legislation) with a filibuster
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“But Ellis promised to filibuster the bill without his amendment.”
To give long, often irrelevant speeches, as a delaying tactic
“The opposition is prepared to filibuster at length against it.”
To move or act at a slow speed
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