prorogue

verb
pro·​rogue | \prə-ˈrōg \
prorogued; proroguing

Definition of prorogue 

transitive verb

2 : to terminate a session of (something, such as a British parliament) by royal prerogative

intransitive verb

: to suspend or end a legislative session

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Synonyms for prorogue

Synonyms

adjourn, prorogate, recess, suspend

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Examples of prorogue in a Sentence

the legislative session was prorogued for the summer

First Known Use of prorogue

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for prorogue

Middle English prorogen, from Anglo-French proroger, from Latin prorogare, from pro- before + rogare to ask — more at pro-, right

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