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special session

noun
1.
a session, as of a legislature or council, called to meet in addition to those held regularly.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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Examples for special session
  • He had laid out his legislative agenda for an autumn special session.
  • Every government on the planet would need to call a special session of it's legislature.
  • Again, allowances were made, a special session arranged.
  • Here's a less publicized fact about the cost of special session: it's already paid for.

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