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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
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Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said she was compelled to adjourn proceedings as the uproar refused to die down.
Rehman, the prosecutor of petitioner during the hearing requested the court to adjourn the hearing.
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But there were only eight council members and the council voted to adjourn for lack of a 10-person quorum.
As the number of affirmative votes received was so proximate to the number required to approve the proposal, shareholders present at the meeting approved a motion presented by management to adjourn and reconvene the meeting to allow additional time to solicit proxies from those shareholders who had not voted on the proposal.
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