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English definition of “guillotine”

guillotine

verb [T] (LIMIT)    /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/ UK specialized
to set a fixed time before a final vote must be taken on a particular law in Parliament : The bill was guillotined at the committee stage .Legislation and law-making
(Definition of guillotine verb (LIMIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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