Verb(1) close at the end of a session(2) break from a meeting or gathering
(1) The judge offered to adjourn sentence to allow the defendant to be with his daughter during that time, but he opted for his case to be dealt with.(2) let's adjourn and reconvene at 2 o'clock(3) Judge Simpson agreed to adjourn sentence for four weeks to allow for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.(4) He said he would refer the issue to the Attorney General for legal advice and adjourn the case until January 31, 2002.(5) Judge Roger Scott heard that he was a man of previous good character and agreed to adjourn his sentence for the preparation of various reports.(6) However a judge had to adjourn passing sentence because the defendant must be returned to prison to finish an earlier sentence.(7) Villagers flocked to St Andrew's Church to hear Mr Bambury deliver a sermon from the pulpit, then adjourned to the pub opposite to see Rev Knight run the bar.(8) His case was adjourned for psychiatric reports until March 24th.(9) Magistrates adjourned the case until March 12 th for pre-sentence reports, and warned the teenager that he could face prison.(10) The man, of Bideford, Devon, had his bail extended by Judge John Neligan, who adjourned sentence for a pre-sentence report.(11) At around 2: 15 we all adjourned to the dining room for Christmas dinner.(12) The case was adjourned until yesterday after the jury was dismissed for legal reasons part-way through.(13) She appeared at Richmond Court in custody and was refused bail after her case was adjourned until April 24th for reports.(14) The defence asked for time to obtain expert opinion from a US legal expert and the case was adjourned until Tuesday 18 October.(15) Mr. Justice Carney said the only reason he adjourned the sentence and further hearing was because the youth faced a term of detention.(16) The jury convicted them after nearly three and a half hours in retirement and sentence was adjourned for probation reports because one youth is 19.
1. suspend ::
op te skort
2. postpone ::
3. withdraw ::
4. recess ::
Different Formsadjourn, adjourned, adjourning, adjournment, adjournments, adjourns
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