filibuster

US [ˈfɪlɪˌbʌstər]
UK [ˈfɪlɪˌbʌstə(r)]
  • v.〈美〉(因发言冗长)妨碍(会议的进程);掠夺
  • n.(议会中为拖延表决的)冗长演说
  • Web阻挠议事;冗长发言;冗长辩论
Plural Form:filibusters  Present Participle:filibustering  Past Tense:filibustered  
filibuster
n.
1.
(议会中为拖延表决的)冗长演说a long speech made in a parliament in order to delay a vote

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