How to use "filibuster" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "filibuster" in popular movie and book plots

  • Learning that the senate plans to defund Planned Parenthood before the Christmas break Mellie stages an impromptu filibuster to block the bill from passing.  - Baby, It's Cold Outside (Scandal)
  • Before they can get on the road, Sheldon, who was elected "travel supervisor" by the other guys because of threatening to use the filibuster procedure, sets up an extensive program, during which he explains where and when they are going to take breaks and also decides the seat layout.  - The Love Car Displacement
  • When Ron tells Leslie to try to place a positive spin on the meeting and prevent a vote from occurring, Leslie attempts to filibuster the meeting.  - Canvassing (Parks and Recreation)
  • Saunders, who looked down on Smith at first, but has come to believe in him, talks him into launching a filibuster to postpone the appropriations bill and prove his innocence on the Senate floor just before the vote to expel him.  - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Example sentences for "filibuster" in interesting articles

  • A key purpose of the new 2008 FISA law — which then-Senator Obama voted for during the 2008 general election after breaking his primary-race promise to filibuster it — was to legalize the once-controversial Bush/Cheney warrantless eavesdropping program, which the New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing in 2005.  - Rand Paul: NSA Routinely Monitors Americans’ Communications Without Warrants
  • In June, FBI Director Robert Mueller admitted that his agency uses drones to spy on US citizens without any “operational guidelines.” Since Mueller's announcement, Paul has sent a series of open letters to the FBI, requesting detailed information about its use of drones in the United States. In his second letter, mailed July 9, Paul threatened to filibuster the confirmation hearing for James Comey, Mueller’s successor, if he didn’t receive a response.  - FBI admits to flying drones over US without warrants
  • Today, the Senate is an undemocratic relic where 41 senators, representing just 11 percent of the nation's population, can use the filibuster to block almost anything and bring government to its knees.  - The U.S. Needs a Constitution Here's How to Write It
  • The maneuver allows Senate Democrats to skirt a GOP filibuster and pass the package with only 51 votes rather than 60.  - House Passes Health Care Reform
  • 2) Wonkbook brings back its nuclear-option DEFCON Senate Republicans filibuster two of President Obama’s nominees. "Senate Republicans blocked President Obama’s nominees to oversee the home mortgage industry and to serve on a powerful appellate court, refusing to stop a filibuster of the two selections amid fresh rumbling from Democrats about changing the chamber’s rules.  - Only 6 people managed to enroll in an insurance plan on Day 1 of
  • Democrats can filibuster any repeal bill, and Republicans don't have 60 votes in the Senate to overcome a filibuster.  - Confused by Health Care? Here Are the Absolute Basics

Meaning of "filibuster" in English

  • (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
  • a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
  • obstruct deliberately by delaying

Meaning of "filibuster" in Hindi

  • कार्य में विलम्ब करवाना
  • प्रतिष्टम्भक
  • प्रतिस्टम्भित करना
  • अड़गेबाज
  • गतिरोधकारी
  • जलदस्यु
  • लुटेरा
  • विघ्नकारी
  • वितंडा

Synonyms of "filibuster"

  • filibusterer

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