Definitions for adjournmentəˈdʒɜrn mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•journ•mentəˈdʒɜrn mənt(n.)

  1. the act of adjourning or the state or period of being adjourned.

Origin of adjournment:

1635–45; < AF, MF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjournment, dissolution(noun)

    the termination of a meeting

  2. adjournment(noun)

    the act of postponing to another time or place


  1. adjournment(Noun)

    The state of being adjourned.

    Adjournment didn't come a minute too soon for those of us who needed the toilet.

  2. adjournment(Noun)

    The action of adjourning.

    At midnight we made a motion for adjournment and everyone went home tired.

  3. adjournment(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Adjournment(noun)

    the act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day

  2. Adjournment(noun)

    the time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business


  1. Adjournment

    An adjournment is a suspension of proceedings to another time or place. To adjourn means to suspend until a later stated time or place.

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