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English definition of “guillotine”

guillotine

noun [C] (LIMIT)    /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/ UK specialized
a limit on the amount of discussion allowed about a particular law in Parliament, made by setting a fixed time before a final vote must be takenLegislation and law-making
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