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verb [intransitive/transitive] adjourn pronunciation in British English /əˈdʒɜː(r)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyadjourn
he/she/itadjourns
present participleadjourning
past tenseadjourned
past participleadjourned

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  1. to temporarily end something such as a meeting or a trial
    The trial was adjourned until Monday.

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