prorogue

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To suspend (a parliamentary session) or to discontinue the meetings of (an assembly, parliament etc.) without formally ending the session
To defer
To prolong or extend

Mirth prorogues life, whets the wit, makes the body young, lively, and fit for any manner of employment.

{v} to put off, protract, prolong, delay
To suspend a parliamentary session or to discontinue the meetings of a parliament without formally ending the session
(the Parliament) to end a session of Parliament without dissolving either House and therefore without a subsequent election
hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
To end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business
{f} close or end a legislative session; postpone, defer
To defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage
To protract; to prolong; to extend
adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body
end a session of parliament without calling an election When the Governor prorogues parliament on the advice of the Premier, the business of the Parliament begins afresh for the rest of the session
(2 syl ) The Parliament was prorogued Dismissed for the holidays, or suspended for a time (Latin, pro-rogo, to prolong ) If dismissed entirely it is said to be “dissolved ”
To officially conclude a session of the Legislative Assembly Prorogation is different from dissolution in that the Legislature itself is not dissolved Prorogation normally occurs immediately before a new session of the Legislature begins
prorogation
The period between two sessions of a legislative body. When a legislature or parliament is prorogued, it is still constituted (that is, all members remain as members and a general election is not necessary), but all orders of the body (bills, motions, etc.) are expunged
prorogation
The action of proroging an assembly
prorogation
{n} a putting off, prolongation, delay
To prorogue
prorogate
prorogation
{i} closing or ending of a legislative session; postponement, deferral
prorogation
The act of proroguing; the ending of the session of Parliament, and postponing of its business, by the command of the sovereign
prorogation
discontinuing the meetings (of a legislative body) without dissolving it
prorogation
The act of counting in duration; prolongation
prorogued
past of prorogue
prorogue
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