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Definition 1: (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches - [noun denoting act]

(filibuster is a kind of ...) the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

(filibuster belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for filibuster in the sense of this definition

(filibuster is a kind of ...) a person who delays; to put off until later or cause to be late

(filibuster is a kind of ...) someone who makes or enacts laws

(filibuster is a kind of ...) hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

"His brother blocked him at every turn"

(filibuster belongs to category ...) the act of making or enacting laws

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