prorogue :

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  • v  hold back to a later time
  • v  adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the legislative body

  • Diana and Colquitt went through them all (including meticulosity, syzygy, prorogue, frondesce, cincture, heliotaxis, ectogenous, meerschaum) without a slip.
  • It was next the duty of His Majesty to prorogue Parliament after its short session last week and reopen it again this week, each time with a Speech from the Throne.
  • As the representative of the British Crown and the symbol of executive authority in Australiawith power to "summon, prorogue and dissolve" Parliamentthe Governor General .

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