[ uh-jurn-muhnt ]
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  1. the act of adjourning or the state or period of being adjourned.

Origin of adjournment

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

Other words from adjournment

  • non·ad·journ·ment, noun
  • pre·ad·journ·ment, noun
  • pro·ad·journ·ment, adjective
  • re·ad·journ·ment, noun

Words Nearby adjournment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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