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  • Adjourned — Adjourn Ad*journ, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjourned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjourning}.] [OE. ajornen, OF. ajoiner, ajurner, F. ajourner; OF. a (L. ad) + jor, jur, jorn, F. jour, day, fr. L. diurnus belonging to the day, fr. dies day. Cf. {Journal},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjourned — ad·journ || É™ dʒɜːn v. postpone, delay; end a meeting; move to another place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adjourned — …   Useful english dictionary

  • adjourned term — A continuance of a previous or regular court session that results from postponement. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. adjourned term …   Law dictionary

  • Adjourned in Contemplation of Dismissal — In U.S. criminal law, Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal, or ACD, may be offered to a defendant in the interest of justice with a view toward ultimate dismissal of the charge (see e.g. New York Criminal Procedure Law, Section 170.55). The… …   Wikipedia

  • adjourned summons — noun English law : an originating summons that has been adjourned from chambers for a hearing in court …   Useful english dictionary

  • adjourned summons — A summons taken out in the chambers of a judge, and afterwards taken into court to be argued by counsel …   Black's law dictionary

  • adjourned term — In practice, a continuance, by adjournment, of a regular term. Distinguished from an additional term, which is a distinct term. A continuation of a previous or regular term. The same term prolonged, wherein power of court over business which has… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adjourned term — A period or session of court which is merely the continuance or prolongation ofa regular term, so that in reality there is no more than one term. Harris v Gest, 4 Ohio St 469, 473 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • court is adjourned — this court session is concluded until further notice …   English contemporary dictionary

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