Meaning of “adjournment” in the English Dictionary


"adjournment" in Business English

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adjournmentnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˈdʒɜːnmənt/ us formal MEETINGS, LAW

the temporary ending of a meeting or trial, or the period of time during which it is temporarily ended:

This trial has a history of delays and repeated adjournments.
The judge granted the request for an adjournment.
The Senate passed the bill, but the House didn't vote on it before adjournment.

(Definition of “adjournment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)