adjourn
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adjourn(
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juhrn
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to suspend for later)
a. aplazar
The judge adjourned the hearing until the documentation could be properly prepared.La juez aplazó la audiencia hasta que la documentación se preparara adecuadamente.
b. posponer
If Leslie isn't here in ten minutes, we'll have to adjourn this meeting until next Tuesday.Si Leslie no llega dentro de diez minutos, tendremos que posponer esta reunión hasta el próximo martes.
c. suspender
The defendant's attorney became violently ill, and the judge adjourned the trial.El abogado del acusado se puso muy enfermo, y el juez suspendió el juicio.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to continue)
a. ir
After dinner, everyone adjourned to the living room for a game of charades.Después de la cena, todos fueron a la sala de estar para un juego de charada.
3. (to end temporarily)
a. aplazarse
The meeting adjourned and we all went out to eat.Se aplazó la reunión y salimos todos a comer.
b. levantarse (legal)
As soon as the meeting adjourns, we're going for a sandwich.En cuanto se levante la sesión, vamos por un sándwich.
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adjourn
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (meeting, trial)
a. aplazar, posponer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
the trial/meeting adjournedse levantó la sesión
to adjourn to another roompasar a otra habitación
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adjourn [əˈdʒɜːn]
transitive verb
1 (suspend) suspender; (postpone) aplazar
to adjourn a discussion for a week aplazar un debate por una semana; I declare the meeting adjourned se levanta la sesión; to stand adjourned estar en suspenso
2 (Jur)
the court is adjourned se levanta la sesión
intransitive verb
1 [+meeting] aplazarse; (Parl) disolverse
the court then adjourned entonces el tribunal levantó la sesión
2 (move)
to adjourn to [+sitting-room, verandah] pasar a; they adjourned to the pub se trasladaron al bar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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