adjournment defined in 1939 yearadjournment - Adjournment (Lat. ad, to; diurnus, daily; cf. Fr. jour, a day);
adjournment - Literally, a postponement to another day. The word is chiefly used in connexion with debates in Parliament and meetings of other public bodies, where it is opposed to dissolution, which is the end of a meeting. One of the privileges of the House of Commons is that the member who moves the adjournment of the House has the right of opening the debate when resumed.
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