prorogation


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pro·rogue

 (prō-rōg′)
tr.v. pro·rogued, pro·rogu·ing, pro·rogues
1. To discontinue a session of (a parliament, for example).
2. To postpone; defer.

[Middle English prorogen, from Old French proroguer, to postpone, from Latin prōrogāre : pro-, forward; see pro-1 + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

pro′ro·ga′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prorogation - discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it
discontinuance, discontinuation - the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)
Translations

prorogation

[ˌprəʊrəˈgeɪʃən] Nprorrogación f

prorogation

nVertagung f
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