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Definition of Prorogue

Prorogue
Prorogue Pro*rogue", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prorogued; p. pr. & vb. n. Proroguing.] [F. proroger, L. prorogare, prorogatum; pro forward + rogare to ask, to ask one for his opinion or vote, or about a law. See Rogation.] 1. To protract; to prolong; to extend. [Obs.] He prorogued his government. --Dryden. 2. To defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage. --Shak. 3. To end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business. Parliament was prorogued to [meet at] Westminster. --Bp. Hall. The Parliament was again prorogued to a distant day. --Macaulay. Syn: To adjourn; postpone; defer. See Adjourn.

Meaning of Prorogue from wikipedia

- Prorogation in politics is the action of proroguing, or ending, an ****embly, especially a parliament, or the discontinuance of meetings for a given period...
- session on days in which parliament is not meeting. While a parliament is prorogued, between two legislative sessions, the legislature is still constituted –...
- Parliament is prorogued by commissioners acting in the Sovereign's name. Parliament is always prorogued to a definite day. Parliament, while prorogued, can be...
- constitutional law cases on the limits of the royal prerogative power to prorogue the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Argued before the Supreme Court of...
- sovereigns had to summon Parliament annually and could no longer dissolve or prorogue it without its advice and consent. Parliament became a permanent feature...
- back from Windsor to sit in Westminster Hall; Parliament, which had been prorogued in April 1665, did not reconvene until September 1666. Trade recommenced...
- President in his role as head of legislature has full powers to summon and prorogue either house of Parliament or to dissolve Lok Sabha. The president can...
- advertising. On 28 August 2019, Johnson declared he had asked the Queen to prorogue parliament from 10 September, narrowing the window in which parliament...
- Northern Ireland ****embly. Indeed, in 1972, the UK Parliament unilaterally prorogued the Parliament of Northern Ireland, setting a precedent relevant to contemporary...
- prevent a civil war upon her death. She refused to do either. In April she prorogued the Parliament, which did not reconvene until she needed its support to...
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