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Adjournment

Ad`journ´ment   Pronunciation: ~ment
n.1.The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day.
2.The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.
Noun1.adjournment - the termination of a meeting
Synonyms: dissolution
2.adjournment - the act of postponing to another time or place

ADJOURNMENT. The dismissal by some court, legislative assembly, or properly authorized officer, of the business before them, either finally, which is called an adjournment sine die, without day; or, to meet again at another time appointed, which is called a temporary adjournment. 2. The constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 5, 4, directs that "neither house, during the session of congress, shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place, that that in which the two houses shall be sitting." Vide Com. Dig. h.t.; Vin. Ab. h.t.; Dict. de Jur. h.t.

adjourn, deferment, deferral, postponement, retire, withdraw
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