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: to put off further proceedings of either indefinitely or until a later stated time
: close formally [ing the session]
: to suspend a session or meeting till another time or indefinitely
: suspend formal business or procedure and disband [the congress will next month]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.