prorogue


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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.

prorogue

(prəˈrəʊɡ) or

prorogate

vb
(Parliamentary Procedure) to discontinue the meetings of (a legislative body) without dissolving it
[C15: from Latin prorogāre literally: to ask publicly, from prō- in public + rogāre to ask]
prorogation n

pro•rogue

(proʊˈroʊg)

v.t. -rogued, -ro•guing.
1. to discontinue a session of (the British Parliament or a similar body).
2. to defer; postpone.
[1375–1425; late Middle English proroge < Latin prōrogāre to prolong, defer =prō- pro-1 + rogāre to ask]
pro`ro•ga′tion (-rəˈgeɪ ʃən) n.

prorogue


Past participle: prorogued
Gerund: proroguing

Imperative
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Present
I prorogue
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he/she/it prorogues
we prorogue
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Preterite
I prorogued
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we prorogued
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Present Continuous
I am proroguing
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you are proroguing
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Present Perfect
I have prorogued
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Past Continuous
I was proroguing
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Past Perfect
I had prorogued
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he/she/it had prorogued
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Future
I will prorogue
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he/she/it will prorogue
we will prorogue
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they will prorogue
Future Perfect
I will have prorogued
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Future Continuous
I will be proroguing
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he/she/it will be proroguing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proroguing
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he/she/it has been proroguing
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you have been proroguing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proroguing
you will have been proroguing
he/she/it will have been proroguing
we will have been proroguing
you will have been proroguing
they will have been proroguing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proroguing
you had been proroguing
he/she/it had been proroguing
we had been proroguing
you had been proroguing
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Conditional
I would prorogue
you would prorogue
he/she/it would prorogue
we would prorogue
you would prorogue
they would prorogue
Past Conditional
I would have prorogued
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he/she/it would have prorogued
we would have prorogued
you would have prorogued
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.prorogue - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
call - stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather; "call a football game"
hold - stop dealing with; "hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
suspend - render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
probate - put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respite - postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
2.prorogue - adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body
adjourn, retire, withdraw - break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
The British monarch may prorogue or even dissolve the Parliament.
Judge Lord Doherty said choosing when to prorogue Parliament was for politicians and not the courts to decide.
Reacting to today's ruling, Scottish Greens co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP said: "The decision of the court leaves open the possibility that a Prime Minister could prorogue parliament indefinitely, and that there is no recourse to challenge this misuse of power.
Kitty Grove-Stephenson, pictured, was one of 200 rallying in Middlesbrough yesterday to "save democracy"after the Prime Minister asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
Then we get out, parliament can't stop us getting out, we prorogue. What about that?Dominic Raabsuggested that, Esther McVey was saying the same thing on this programme."
The announcement of the shutdown from early September to mid-October came from the rogue in prorogue, PM Boris Johnson.
Kitty Grove-Stephenson was one of 200 rallying inMiddlesbroughon Saturday to "save democracy" after the prime minister asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
A cross-party group of around 70 MPs and peers are backing the action at Scotland's highest civil court after filing a petition earlier this summer aiming to stop Boris Johnson being able to prorogue Parliament.
New PM Boris Johnson announced a five-week shut-down, or prorogue Parliament, during September and October, which critics say is an attack on democracy.
Constituents of the exporter-heavy FTSE 100 also found support in a drop in sterling after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to prorogue parliament.
Mr Rees-Mogg added that the move to prorogue Parliament is not intended to limit the time available for MPs to debate Brexit and will allow the Government to tackle other issues.
A cross-party group of MPs and peers filed a petition at the Court of Session in Edinburgh earlier this summer aiming to stop Johnson being able to prorogue Parliament.