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verb as in adjourn

verb as in hold up

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Example Sentences

Take away from the Governor his power to prorogue and dissolve, leave him the veto, and there will soon be collision.

The gentleman would take away from the Territorial Governors the power to prorogue and dissolve the Assemblies.

Retain the qualified veto, and take away the power to prorogue and dissolve, and what will be the consequence?

If the assemblies took notice of it, they were to prorogue or dissolve them.

I was so fortunate as to arrive just in time to see Lord Harcourt, with the usual ceremonies, prorogue the Parliament.


On this page you'll find 572 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prorogue, such as: defer, delay, discontinue, postpone, put off, and recess.

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