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English definition of “adjourn”

adjourn

verb [I or T]
 
 
/əˈdʒɜːn/ formal
MEETINGS, LAW to temporarily end a meeting or trial: adjourn for sth The meeting adjourned for lunch.adjourn a case/hearing/trial/inquest/meeting The district judge adjourned the case for 16 weeks to allow time for experts to give evidence.
(Definition of adjourn from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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