HyperDic: gag_law

English > 2 senses of the expression gag law:
NOUNcommunicationgag law, closure, cloture, gag rulea rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
communicationgag lawany law that limits freedom of the press
English > gag law: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body.
Synonymsclosure, cloture, gag rule
Narrowerclosure by compartment, guillotineclosure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill
Broaderorder, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedureA body of rules followed by an assembly
Spanishclausura
English > gag law: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAny law that limits freedom of the press.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlawlegal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity

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