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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To bring to an end.

Usage examples (35)
  • Bob wanted to adjourn the meeting before dinner.
  • Ntsebeza said he had used the word "adjourn" advisedly in ending the day's proceedings.
  • Mr. President, I move that this Congress do now adjourn.
  • The fear was that Congress might adjourn without a conclusion. for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "adjoin" means to attach or fasten. If one "adjourns," he or she suspends activity or takes a recess. An "adjunct" is an assistant or person of lower rank.
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