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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)

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ISLAMABAD -- An Accountability Court (AC) Wednesday adjourned hearing till September 12, on a graft reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar and others.
"In my submission, the Crown motion to adjourn should be refused today, balancing all the interests of justice."
Comelec commissioner Luie Guia however said that the session may be adjourned as no poll result is expected to be transmitted yet since voting period is until 6 p.m.
The Bolgatanga District Court, on Tuesday adjourned to March 14, 2019, the case in which a mason is standing trial for setting alight, an eleven years boy.
ISLAMABAD -- An accountability court on Wednesday, hearing corruption reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar has adjourned the hearing till November 5.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman this evening tabled a motion that amended an earlier motion in the morning, stating that the House will be adjourned at 5.30pm today and debate would resume at the next sitting.
The lawyer of the first accused, Ali Al Abbadi, requested the court to adjourn the hearing to allow him to prepare his defence arguments.
Magistrates agreed to adjourn the case again until May 29.
The Correspondent said that "the clash had forced the Parliament's Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify, to adjourn the session for discussion and to convene it later."
Yesterday's proceedings followed a hearing in February when Deputy Registrar Clive Jones agreed to adjourn a petition for bankruptcy for six weeks to give the 43-year-old the chance to pay.
Acting Speaker of the National Assembly Abdullah Al-Roumi adjourned on Tuesday the parliament session until tomorrow for lack of quorum.Al-Roumi said, "due to the lack of quorum, today's session will be adjourned to tomorrow, Wednesday." He delayed the session for the first time for half an hour for the same reason but the lack of quorum continued which forced him to conclusively adjourn it for tomorrow.The Assembly was sscheduled to discuss a number of scheduled issues such as the Amiri speech, the incoming messages clause, the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee's report on lifting of immunity of MPs Mussalam Al-Barrak, Hussain Al-Qalaf and Faisal Al-Mislim.
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