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adjourn for

To temporarily end a meeting or gathering with the intent of continuing it at a later time. Since we were getting hungry, we decided to adjourn for lunch.
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adjourn to

To suspend a meeting or gathering with the intent of continuing it in another location. There was a mishap in scheduling for the conference room, so we had to adjourn to the cramped office next door and finish our meeting there.
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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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New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): Both houses of Parliament were adjourned till Tuesday following repeated disruptions by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) members protesting the killing of two farmers in police firing in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura District.
arlier, the ATC had distributed copies of charge sheets among the suspects, but now it has adjourned the hearing without framing any charges against them.
Under rules of the New York Stock Exchange, the rights offering is required to be open for a minimum of 16 days, and accordingly the Partnership does not expect to be in a position to further delay the date of the adjourned special meeting without Kestrel's consent, which Star does not anticipate obtaining.
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ISLAMABAD, 09 April ,2009 (Balochistan Times) --Supreme Court (SC) has adjourned hearing of bail plea of former Khateeb of Lal Masjid Maulana Abdul Aziz till April 15 in children library case.
THE case against nine youths from Lambourn accused of robbery and racially aggravated attacks on a Pakistani jockey and a groom was adjourned when they appeared before Oxford Crown Court on Friday.
The inquest was one of six into violent shootings adjourned at Dublin County Coroner's Court yesterday due to ongoing inquiries.
ISLAMABAD, July 27, 2011 (Frontier Star): Supreme Court (SC) has adjourned for indefinite period hearing of Police Foundation land scandal case due to non appearance of counsel for Anjum Aqeel, MNA.
Meanwhile, proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the second time till 2.
Barr and Horejsi) the meeting was adjourned until May 12, 2006, to permit further solicitation of the holders of the Auction Market Preferred Stock.
As noisy scenes continued, Speaker Meira Kumar first adjourned the House till 12 noon and later the house was adjourned till 1 p.
ISLAMABAD, October 29, 2011 (Frontier Star): Senate session has been adjourned till Monday at 4 pm due to absence of large number of ministers During the senate proceedings on Friday chaired by Chairman Senate Farooq H Naek, Senator Hafiz Engineer Rasheed pointed out the incomplete quorum over which, the session was stopped for some time after that it was resumed when the number of members was completed.
ISLAMABAD, July 01, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned hearing of Haris Steel Mills fraud case for indefinite period.
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Two suspects who gathered illegally in Aali had their trial adjourned to November 16 for defence pleadings.