Definition of 'adjournment'
Example sentences containing 'adjournment'
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If this continued he would be unable to get through today's part of the summing up before an adjournment was ordered at twelve-thirty. PROSECUTOR (2001)His own case, asking for an adjournment in a matrimonial, was down for just before lunch, and immediately preceded by the criminal cases. IN REMEMBRANCE OF ROSE (2001)Then, running from the Court House, Mr Pronsias Reilly brought word that the Prosecution had won an adjournment. FIELD OF BLOOD (2001)
"Then I call for adjournment ," said Mirigant, "while we consider these matters and wait for the arrival of further news of the Coronal. VALENTINE PONTIFEX (2001)
Trends of 'adjournment'
Used Occasionally. adjournment is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'adjournment'
British English: adjournment NOUN
An adjournment is a temporary stopping of a trial, enquiry, or other meeting.
The court ordered a four month adjournment.
Definition of adjournment from the Collins English Dictionary
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