adjournment

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adjournment ‎(plural adjournments)

  1. The state of being adjourned.
    Adjournment didn't come a minute too soon for those of us who needed the toilet.
  2. The action of adjourning.
    At midnight we made a motion for adjournment and everyone went home tired.
  3. (rhetoric) Ampliatio.

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