Definitions for adjournmentəˈdʒɜrn mənt

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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

  3. Origin: [Cf. f. adjournement, OF. ajornement. See Adjourn.]


  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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