adjournment

[uh-jurn-muhnt]
noun
the act of adjourning or the state or period of being adjourned.

Origin:
1635–45; < Anglo-French adjournement, Middle French. See adjourn, -ment

nonadjournment, noun
preadjournment, noun
proadjournment, adjective
readjournment, noun
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adjourn (əˈdʒɜːn)
 
vb
1.  (intr) (of a court, etc) to close at the end of a session
2.  to postpone or be postponed, esp temporarily or to another place
3.  (tr) to put off (a problem, discussion, etc) for later consideration; defer
4.  informal (intr)
 a.  to move elsewhere: let's adjourn to the kitchen
 b.  to stop work
 
[C14: from Old French ajourner to defer to an arranged day, from a- to + jour day, from Late Latin diurnum, from Latin diurnus daily, from diēs day]
 
ad'journment
 
n

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Example sentences
After adjournment, the three delegations hold a press conference.
Any meeting which is not an adjournment of another meeting commences a new
  session.
If it is desired to permit the chair to appoint a committee after adjournment,
  it must be authorized by a vote.
It was ready for adjournment at midafternoon, and voted it.
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