prorogate

verb

pro·​ro·​gate ˈprō-rə-ˌgāt How to pronounce prorogate (audio)
prorogated; prorogating
prorogation noun

Examples of prorogate in a Sentence

the conference was prorogated until the following morning

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prorogate was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Prorogate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prorogate. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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