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Adjournal
Adjournal Ad*journ"al, n. Adjournment; postponement. [R.] ``An adjournal of the Diet.' --Sir W. Scott.
Adjournment
Adjournment Ad*journ"ment (-ment), n. [Cf. f. adjournement, OF. ajornement. See Adjourn.] 1. The act of adjourning; the putting off till another day or time specified, or without day. 2. The time or interval during which a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.
Readjourn
Readjourn Re`ad*journ", v. t. To adjourn a second time; to adjourn again.
Readjournment
Readjournment Re`ad*journ"ment, n. The act of readjourning; a second or repeated adjournment.

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- In parliamentary procedure, an adjournment ends a meeting. It could be done using a motion to adjourn. A time for another meeting could be set using the...
- adjourn an ****embly sine die is to adjourn it for an indefinite period. A legislative body adjourns sine die when it adjourns without appointing a day on which...
- An Act of Adjournal is secondary legislation made by the High Court of Justiciary, the supreme criminal court of Scotland, to regulate the proceedings...
- In the Westminster system, an adjournment debate is a debate on the motion, "That this House do now adjourn." In practice, this is a way of enabling the...
- Some board games, such as chess and Go, use an adjournment mechanism to suspend the game in progress so it can be continued at another time, typically...
- which were supported by both parties. The next day, the Legislature adjourned its spring sitting, with the consent of the Opposition. On March 20, Premier...
- once in every year and allows Congress to determine its convening and adjournment dates and other dates and schedules as it desires. Article 1, Section...
- further empowered to grant federal pardons and reprieves, and to convene and adjourn either or both houses of Congress under extraordinary cir****stances. The...
- Muslims, all religious activities in mosques including Friday prayers are adjourned in line with decision made on 15 March 2020 by the Special Mu****ah Committee...
- In the United States, conditional adjournment refers to the authority given to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore...
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