adjournment

[ uh-jurn-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF adjournment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADJOURNMENT

On the night after this adjournment, the cannon were removed.

Some were shouting for adjournment, others to "Vote it out."

She was the woman who had been seen to come into the town during the hour of the court's adjournment.

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

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

At length the president arose, and said the hour for adjournment had arrived.

So great was the excitement that Pitt moved the adjournment of the House.

Having met according to adjournment, there was the fullest meeting ever known.

When I left my substitute was just getting up to ask for the adjournment.

They were going out when Monsieur Vagret asked for an adjournment.

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