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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Spanish
Origin: filibustero 'pirate'

filibuster

verb
     
Related topics: Parliaments
fil‧i‧bus‧ter [intransitive and transitive]
PGP to try to delay action in Congress or another law-making group by making very long speeches:
Opponents of the bill tried to filibuster its final stages.
filibuster noun [countable]

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