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adjourn for

a time to bring a meeting to a temporary close so the participants can take part in some other activity. We must adjourn for the day.
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adjourn to (some place)

to bring a meeting to a temporary close so the participants can move to another place (where the meeting will be started again). We adjourned to the sitting room.
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On this occasion Syed Sardar Ahmed, the MQM's parliamentary leader in Sindh Assembly, told according to rules if any member points out lack of quorum the speaker will ring the bells for five minutes and then wait for fifteen minutes before adjourning the session but the speaker adjourned the session when we were just preparing to move to the house.
The Senate approved a levee bond package before adjourning.
Coun Flo Clucas, executive member for environmental services, said: "By adjourning the case, we will be able to see whether steps United Utilities claim they have taken so far have been effective.
The meeting today was convened solely for the purpose of adjourning the special shareholders meeting until 4 p.
Tengtu" or "the Company") (OTCBB:TNTU), a developer, marketer, distributor, and integrator of distance learning solutions and e-education software in China, today announced that it is adjourning the shareholders meeting scheduled for May 26, 2004 at 9:00 a.
He said that by adjourning the session with ulterior motive, parliamentary conventions being torn into shreds.