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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 adjournment motion was signed by Senators Khurshid Ahmed, Ibrahim Khan, Dr Kausar Firdous, Dr Saaid and Aafya Zia.
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CJP remarked "we are giving adjournment this time and no adjournment will be given next time.
Representatives of ACCA, participating as an intervener, agreed to the adjournment request to assess the possible proposed options.
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He said that it was tradition that adjournment motions were not taken for discussion on the first day of any session.
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ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2012 (Balochistan Times): The Senate Saturday rejected two adjournment motions on the killings in substandard CNG cylinders blasts and sexual harassment of women at workplaces, on the pleas of jurisdiction.
transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment of postponement thereof, including considering any procedural matters incident to the conduct of the annual meeting, such as adjournment or postponement of the annual meeting.