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Definition of blockage:

  1. A method of putting an end to debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the British House of Commons in 1882. The French word cloture was originally applied to this proceeding.
  2. The act of blocking up; the state of being blocked up.

Synonyms:

layover, hitch, bar, block, cube, impedimenta, settlement, obstructer, gag rule, law of closure, blocking, back up, occlusive, help, conduit, cesspit, stop, resolution, period, arrest, stop consonant, gag law, carry, downspout, check, closure, city block, plosive consonant, hamper, airlock, full stop, occlusion, obstruction, halt, obstructor, culvert, engine block, pulley block, plosive speech sound, cutoff, open, auction block, closedown, barricade, occluded front, diaphragm, traverse, pulley, point, cylinder block, full point, stoppage, stopover, cloture, shutdown, wall, plosive, mental block, closing.

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