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adjourn

v. the final closing of a meeting, such as a convention, a meeting of the board of directors, or any official gathering. It should not be confused with a recess, meaning the meeting will break and then continue at a later time. (See: recess, session)

adjourn

verb  continue, defer, delay, hold in abeyance, hold over, intermit, keep pending, postpone, prorogue, put off, recess, reserve, stop, suspend, terminate
Associated concepts: adjourn a case, adjourn a proceeding, adjourn for a session of the court, adjourn for the term of the court, adjourn on consent, adjourned term
See also: cease, complete, conclude, defer, delay, discontinue, halt, hold up, postpone, procrastinate, recess
References in classic literature ?
Maggie felt a great relief in adjourning the decision.
The court remarked Makhdoom Ali Khan has requested for adjourning the hearing.
Following the ten-minute session Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani said by adjourning the session he has proved that he comes on time and have pressed others to follow the suit.