kangaroo closure

noun

parliamentary procedure a form of closure in which the chairman or speaker selects certain amendments for discussion and excludes othersCompare guillotine (def. 4)

Nearby words

  1. kanga,
  2. kanga pirau,
  3. kangar,
  4. kangaroo,
  5. kangaroo care,
  6. kangaroo court,
  7. kangaroo dog,
  8. kangaroo grass,
  9. kangaroo island,
  10. kangaroo paw

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