Adjournment



the act of or the state or period of being .
Contemporary Examples

Second, the two houses of Congress must disagree about the time of adjournment.
Obama’s Congressional Test Michael Tomasky August 9, 2011

Historical Examples

The committee sat for a short time to draw up rules of procedure and arrange an adjournment.
Boycotted Talbot Baines Reed

It was after the first adjournment, and he came up with me in the street.
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad

Three days after the adjournment of Nevins’ court Camp Cooke had dropped back to the weary monotone of its everyday life.
A Wounded Name Charles King

On any point that arose they wanted instructions from their government and pressed for an adjournment.
Bulgaria Frank Fox

The Assizes were held accordingly on that date by adjournment from Thetford.
Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie

When I left my substitute was just getting up to ask for the adjournment.
Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe Eugne Brieux

About one o’clock, the adjournment took place, and we returned, fatigued and disappointed.
The Attache Thomas Chandler Haliburton

They were going out when Monsieur Vagret asked for an adjournment.
Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe Eugne Brieux

It was the day before adjournment and they expected to return the next morning.
The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4) Albert J. Beveridge

n.

mid-15c., from Old French ajornement “daybreak, dawn; summons (to appear in court),” from ajorner (see adjourn).

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