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poison pill amendment

División en sílabas: poi·son pill a·mend·ment

Definición de poison pill amendment en inglés:

sustantivo

An amendment to a legislative bill that considerably weakens the bill’s intended effect, or ruins the bill’s chances of passing.
Example sentences
  • Trumball offered a poison pill amendment changing the eastern terminus of the railroad so as to render eastern lines unprofitable, but the amendment failed.

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