adjournment


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Synonyms for adjournment

Synonyms for adjournment

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

Synonyms for adjournment

the termination of a meeting

the act of postponing to another time or place

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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.
Christopher Newman dined several times in the Avenue d'Iena, and his host always proposed an early adjournment to this institution.
Similarly, if a party seeks an adjournment, the court may grant adjournment subject to payment of minimum costs of Rs 5,000 to the other party.
WRITTEN SUBMISSIONSEarlier, Mr Waweru sought an adjournment, indicating that he needs time to deal with written submissions and list of authorities filed by Mr Abdullahi.
KARACHI -- An adjournment motion on an alleged Rs6 billion scam in the purchase of medicines for government hospitals was turned down by the Sindh Assembly speaker on Monday.
After the witness' response, the prosecution sought for an adjournment to enable him tenders the said document.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan People's Party and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have submitted separate adjournment motions at the National Assembly Secretariat, seeking a debate on the shocking and horrific incident of rape and cold-blooded murder of minor girl Zainab in today's (Friday) session.
Forty (12%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 84 (24%) at the adjournment of sitting.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an application filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking an adjournment of proceedings in the Hudaibya Paper Mills reference until its new prosecutor general is appointed, expressing its displeasure with the arguments presented by its lawyer.
As many as 25 lawmakers (20%) were present at the start and 26 (21%) at the adjournment of the sitting.
xG Technology Inc (Nasdaq: XGTI), a provider of critical wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments, announced on Thursday the adjournment of its Special Meeting of Stockholders to 3 October 2016.
Islamabad -- Chairman Senate today disallowed adjournment motion moved by PPP senator Farhatullah Babar seeking discussion over the statement last month by ex Minister Mushahidullah Khan in which he claimed that the head of a premier intelligence agency was behind clandestine moves to destabilize the government.
The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP), which could win only three seats in the polls, will not have the right to move an adjournment motion in the Assembly or bring a no- confidence motion against the government or the Speaker.
The fracas broke out when the Left Front moved an adjournment motion over the state government's alleged failure to curb chit funds in the state.