Legal definition of Adjournment
General Civil Litigation Legal Terminology


Adjournment: the postponement of a court proceeding or session until another date; may be with a specified date or without which is sometimes referred to as being “adjourned sine die”; “sine die” is the Latin term meaning without a day.
/əˈdʒɜːn.mənt/ To have a pause or rest during a formal meeting or trial
Source: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus. website
An adjournment is a suspension of proceedings to another time or place
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