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sine die

[ sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]
/ ˈsaɪ ni ˈdaɪ i, ˈsɪn eɪˈdi eɪ; Latin ˈsɪ nɛ ˈdi ɛ /
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adverb
without fixing a day for future action or meeting: The assembly adjourned sine die.
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Origin of sine die

First recorded 1630–40; from Latin: literally, “without a day” (i.e., having been set for resuming business)
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British Dictionary definitions for sine die

sine die
/ Latin (ˈsaɪnɪ ˈdaɪɪ) /

adverb, adjective
without a day fixedan adjournment sine die

Word Origin for sine die

literally: without a day
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