adjournment

  1. the termination of a meeting
  2. the act of postponing to another time or place

Adjournment

When a trial or a court hearing is put off until a future date.

Adjournment

[games] Some board games, such as chess or Go, use an adjournment mechanism to suspend the game in progress so it can be continued at another time, typically the following day. The rationale is that games often extend in duration beyond what is reasonable for a single session of play. As in chess, there is sometimes a sealed move, where the...
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adjournment

[n] - the act of postponing to another time or place 2. [n] - the termination of a meeting
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adjournment

In law, the postponement of the hearing of a case for later consideration. If a hearing is adjourned sine die (`without day`) it is postponed for an indefinite period. If a party requests an...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688

Adjournment

A temporary postponement of legal proceedings.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20760

Adjournment

the postponing of the hearing of a case until a later date.
Found on http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/infoabout/glossary/legal.htm

Adjournment

Postponing an event, such as a court case or a company meeting, to a later date.
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Adjournment

Ad·journ'ment (-m e nt) noun [ Confer f. adjournement , Old French ajornement . See Adjourn .] 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 sitt...
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adjournment

noun the termination of a meeting
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Adjournment

• (n.) The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day. • (n.) The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.
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adjournment

(from the article `chess`) In major events a game was usually adjourned after the first five-hour session of play and resumed at a later time. Critics said this gave a player ...
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Adjournment

In law, adjournment is the postponement of the hearing of a case for later consideration. If a hearing is adjourned sine die ('without day') it is postponed for an indefinite period. If a party requests an adjournment, the court may find the costs of the adjournment have been unnecessarily incurred and make an order for costs against that party.
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adjournment

In law, the postponement of the hearing of a case for later consideration. If a hearing is adjourned sine die (`without day`) it is postponed for an indefinite period. If a party requests an adjournment, the court may find the costs of the adjournment have been unnecessarily incurred and make an order for costs against ...
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Adjournment

A temporary postponement of legal proceedings.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21527

Adjournment

An adjournment is a suspension of proceedings to another time or place. To adjourn means to suspend until a later stated time or place. ==Law== In law, to adjourn`` means to suspend proceedings to another time or place, or to end them. ==Parliamentary procedure== In deliberative assemblies - bodies that use parliamentary procedure - adjournment .....
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adjournment

The postponement of legal proceedings.
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adjournment

a temporary postponement of the proceedings of a case until a specified future time
Found on https://www.nycourts.gov/lawlibraries/glossary.shtml

Adjournment

When a case is put off to a later date.
Found on http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/law-and-practice/legal-research/glossary-of-lega

Adjournment

A break in court proceedings, perhaps for lunch, overnight or to a new date.
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adjournment

the termination of a meeting
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