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Definition of "adjourning" []

  • Present participle of adjourn. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adjourning" in a sentence
  • "Media outlets have reported that the Republicans, despite being the minority party in the Senate, can block not only Senate confirmation by the Democratic majority using the standard filibuster, but also a recess appointment -- by stopping the Senate from adjourning."
  • "The Supreme Court failed to rule upon Troy Davis 'most recent petition prior to adjourning today for the summer."
  • "Before adjourning today, the Senate let the House know it was not down with the amendments the House tacked onto the revenue bill — the most notable being the elimination of the .2 percent sales tax increase, which the Senate favors."