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Synonyms for adjournment

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Synonyms for adjournment

the act of putting off or the condition of being put off

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Synonyms for adjournment

the termination of a meeting

the act of postponing to another time or place

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Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both Houses, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement between them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, he may adjourn them to such Time as he shall think proper; he shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the United States.
"In a short conversation which I have had with Frederic Larsan, during the adjournment," declared the advocate, "he has made me understand that the death of the keeper may have been brought about otherwise than by the hand of Mathieu.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Members of Parliament (MPs) from Congress on Wednesday gave adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over different issues.
At the resumed hearing of the matter on Tuesday, counsel to ALGON, Barrister Kunle Sobaloju, who was absent and not represented by any other counsel, had sent a letter to the court seeking for an adjournment of the case till October 10 and had also filed a counter-affidavit against the resolution of the House of Assembly on July 9, which supported the governor's action.
QUETTA -- Member of Provincial Assembly and central leader of Balochistan National Party Mengal Sana Baloch on Monday submitted his adjournment motion on International Centre for Settlements of Investment Dispute (ICSID)'s 5.97 billion US dollars' penalty on Government of Pakistan in Reko Dik Case.
LAHORE -- An adjournment motion was on Tuesday submitted in the Punjab Assembly against murder of a female domestic worker, Uzma, in Lahore.
Tuesday's sitting was attended by five Senators out of 109 and after the opening prayers by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Senator Olushola Adeyeye moved for adjournment.
ISLAMABAD -- The main opposition party in the National Assembly, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), on Wednesday submitted six adjournment motions seeking debate on different issues, including cash withdrawal from former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf's frozen bank accounts and increase in prices of medicines.
PESHAWAR:Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Friday approved two adjournment motions for detailed discussion on Peshawar Bus Rapid Project (BRT) in next session.
PESHAWAR:Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly Friday approved two adjournment motions for adetailed discussion on Peshawar Bus Rapid Project (BRT) in the next session.
Yesterday, Ngirita made an application for an adjournment of the NYS case, claiming she was in pain and her back had a problem and she could not sit for long during the hearing.
figure By RUSHDIE OUDIA class="MsoNormalGunshots were fired in the air on Tuesday afternoon at the Kisumu County Assembly after ward representatives caused chaos over adjournment of House sessions by temporary speaker Erick Agolla.
Safdar, seeking suspension of sentence awarded to them in the Avenfield properties case, when National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Additional Deputy prosecutor Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi sought adjournment on the ground that 'NAB needs time to file para-wise comments'.
The directives were issued during hearing after the bureau sought adjournment in petitions seeking suspension sentences awarded to imprisoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son in-law Captain (retd) Safdar by the accountability court.