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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Definitions for sine die

  1. without fixing a day for future action or meeting: The assembly adjourned sine die.

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Citations for sine die
... the fates were against Mrs. Jupp, and the meeting between my hero and his former landlady was postponed sine die ... Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh, 1903
Our little counseling sessions are hereby suspended sine die. Tom Bradley, Hemorrhaging Slave of an Obese Eunuch, 2010
Origin of sine die
Sine die “without a day (set for resuming business)” is not a technical term in Roman law, political procedure, or religion; it is a Latin phrase used nearly exclusively in modern legislative and corporate procedure. The phrase entered English in the 17th century.