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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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The hearing in the third case, in which a 27-year-old Emirati petroleum engineer is accused of promoting terrorist ideology, the was also adjourned to February 7, when a verdict will be pronounced.
The Lower Criminal Court also adjourned the trial of two Bahrainis accused of rioting until September 1 for further study.
The adjourned Court Meeting will be held at 9:00 on 3 May 2010.
Coroner Kieran Geraghty' adjourned inquests into the 2008 shootings of Sean Cloherty, Richard McCormack and Christopher McDonagh.
The judge adjourned the hearing and the middle-aged woman was helped to the jury room and paramedics were called.
Disappointingly, before it adjourned the 109th Congress failed to provide citizens of the District of Columbia with voting representation in the House of Representatives.
The Company also announced that the Company's meeting of stockholders, which was scheduled to be conducted on January 24, 2007, was adjourned until 8:00 a.
The proceeding was adjourned when Gohar Nawaz of Qawmi Watan Party pointed lack of quorum.
According to details a single judge bench consisting of Aamir Farooq of IHC while hearing the Taiba torture case against former Additional Session Judge Khurram Ali Khan has adjourned the proceeding till October 12 due to absence of witnesses.
Ansari later adjourned the House as noisy scenes continued.
She told in a statement NINA : " Speaker Osama Nujaifi earlier adjourned the meeting for half an hour for lack of a quorum for the purpose of completion consultations between Kurdish bloc and parliamentary Finance Committee as well as for completion of quorum.
THE Lower Criminal Court yesterday adjourned a number of cases of illegal gatherings and other charges related to inciting hatred.
THE case against a former Midland pub landlord accused of child sex offences has been adjourned.
TWO charges, brought by DEFRA, of depositing dredging material in the Dee Estuary without an environment protection licence against the Port of Mostyn and director Jim O'Toole, were adjourned yesterday.
Meetings adjourned late in recent months, when controversial items invited much public input and heated discussions, officials said.