adjournment

[ uh-jurn-muh nt ]
/ əˈdʒɜrn mənt /

noun

the act of adjourning or the state or period of being adjourned.

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Origin of adjournment

1635–45; < Anglo-French adjournement, Middle French. See adjourn, -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM adjournment

non·ad·journ·ment, nounpre·ad·journ·ment, nounpro·ad·journ·ment, adjectivere·ad·journ·ment, noun
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