clôture

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

clôture (plural clôtures)

  1. Alternative spelling of cloture.
    • 1894, Goldwin Smith quoted in The Review of Reviews; Volume IX, page #600:
      A House of Commons manifestly demoralized, unable to dispatch the business, docked of freedom of debate by the clôture, in bondage at once to the caucus and to Irish disaffection, is proclaimed the sole organ of the national will, the supreme and only power of the State.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French closture, from Low Latin clausura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clôture f (plural clôtures)

  1. fence; hedge, wall
  2. closing, closure (of a business, shop, argument etc.)

Verb[edit]

clôture

  1. first-person singular present indicative of clôturer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of clôturer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of clôturer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of clôturer
  5. second-person singular present imperative of clôturer

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