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adjective as in postponed

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The council of Trent was prorogued for two years; it did not assemble again until 1562.

The English parliament prorogued on account of the differences between the lords and commons.

As soon as William had prorogued the Houses, he was impatient to be again in his native land.

Parliament was prorogued to the 22nd of November, but subsequently by proclamation to the 6th of December.

Before parliament was prorogued the weakness and vacillation of the ministry had been very apparent.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prorogued, such as: delayed, suspended, adjourned, intermitted, scrubbed, and shelved.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.