Synonyms for adjournment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-jurn-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdʒɜrn mənt

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Définition of adjournment

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Old French ajornement "daybreak, dawn; summons (to appear in court)," from ajorner (see adjourn).
  • noun discontinuation or delay of a proceeding
Example sentences :
  • On the night after this adjournment, the cannon were removed.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • Some were shouting for adjournment, others to "Vote it out."
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She was the woman who had been seen to come into the town during the hour of the court's adjournment.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
  • It was after the first adjournment, and he came up with me in the street.
  • Extract from : « Lord Jim » by Joseph Conrad
  • On any point that arose they wanted instructions from their government and pressed for an adjournment.
  • Extract from : « Bulgaria » by Frank Fox
  • At length the president arose, and said the hour for adjournment had arrived.
  • Extract from : « Eventide » by Effie Afton
  • So great was the excitement that Pitt moved the adjournment of the House.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4 » by Lord Byron
  • Having met according to adjournment, there was the fullest meeting ever known.
  • Extract from : « Tea Leaves » by Various
  • When I left my substitute was just getting up to ask for the adjournment.
  • Extract from : « Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe » by Eugne Brieux
  • They were going out when Monsieur Vagret asked for an adjournment.
  • Extract from : « Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe » by Eugne Brieux

Antonyms for adjournment

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