Definitions for prorogueproʊˈroʊg
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to discontinue a session of (the British Parliament or a similar body).
to defer; postpone.
Origin of prorogue:
1375–1425; late ME proroge < L prōrogāre to prolong, defer =prō-pro -1+rogāre to ask
postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off(verb)
hold back to a later time
"let's postpone the exam"
adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body
To prolong or extend.
To suspend (a parliamentary session) or to discontinue the meetings of (an assembly, parliament etc.) without formally ending the session.
Origin: From prorogo
to protract; to prolong; to extend
to defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage
to end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business
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