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prorogation (plural prorogations)
- (politics) The period between two sessions of a legislative body. When a legislature or parliament is prorogued, it is still constituted (that is, all members remain as members and a general election is not necessary), but all orders of the body (bills, motions, etc.) are expunged.
- The action of proroging an assembly.
prorogation f (plural prorogations)