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adjourn

verb [I or T] uk   /əˈdʒɜːn/ us    /-ˈdʒɝːn/ formal
to have a pause or rest during a formal meeting or trial: The meeting was adjourned until Tuesday. Shall we adjourn for lunch?
adjournment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
The defence attorney requested an adjournment. The court's adjournment means that a decision will not be reached until December at the earliest.
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Translations of “adjourn”
in Spanish aplazar…
in French ajourner (à)…
in German vertagen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)休會, (使)休庭…
in Russian откладывать…
in Turkish ertelemek, ara vermek, kesmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)休会, (使)休庭…
in Polish odraczać…
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