To stop a meeting or a trial for a time; to postpone.
Example: The trial was adjourned until the next day.
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- break from a meeting or gathering 2. [v] - close at the end of a sessionFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=adjourn
Ad·journ transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Adjourned ; present participle & verbal noun Adjourning ] [ Middle English ajornen , Old French ajoiner , ajurner , French ajourner ; Old French aFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/29
Ad·journ' intransitive verb
To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usually, to suspend public business, as of legislatures and courts, or other convened bodies; as, congress adjourned
at four o'clock; the court adjourned
without...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/29
break from a meeting or gathering; `We adjourned for lunch`; `The men retired to the library`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (v. t.) To put off or defer to another day, or indefinitely; to postpone; to close or suspend for the day; -- commonly said of the meeting, or the action, of convened body; as, to adjourn the meeting; to adjourn a debate. • (v. i.) To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usual...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/adjourn/
adjourn (uh JURN) 1. To put off or suspend until a future time; recess, interrupt, dissolve: 'The meeting was adjourned until next week.' 2. Move, depart for: 'Having finished dinner, they adjourned to the living room.' Adjourn comes from Old French ajorner, 'to set a day for the reopening of a meeting', from the phrase à jorn nommé, 'to ...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3304/
v. to dismiss, by some court, legislative assembly, or properly authorized officer, the business or proceedings. Two kind of adjourning could be possible, 1.) sine die which is final dismissal, upon resolution of the thing being considered or, 2.) temporary adjourning in which the parties involved decide to meet again at some other time. The need t...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213
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