Definition Of adjourn


break off (a meeting, legal case, or game) with the intention of resuming it later.

the meeting was adjourned until December 4

Example Of adjourn

  • A public inquiry which could have led to the adoption of the plan was adjourned in February so planners could decide on a firm inner boundary.

  • After a walk round the extensive gardens and lake, the group adjourned to Lullingstone for lunch.

  • After inspection the group adjourned to Corpus Christy Communal Centre where tea was served and the signing took place.

  • After Mass all adjourned to Frank's Place where a Four Course Meal was served by Killasser Community Care Group members.

  • After that, we adjourned to the drawing room where Carlo served us a pot of my finest Assam and some cucumber sandwiches.

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