adjournment definition

  • noun:
    • The state to be adjourned.
    • The activity of adjourning.
    • Ampliatio.
    • The act of adjourning; the putting off till a later date or time specified, or without day.
    • The time or period when a public body adjourns its sittings or postpones business.
    • The work of postponing or deferring.
    • The work of discontinuing a gathering of a public or private human body and/or exchange of every company until a hard and fast day or indefinitely. The time during which a public human anatomy adjourns its sittings: as, during an adjournment of six-weeks.
    • the work of postponing to some other time or spot
    • the termination of a meeting

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