prorogue

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verb pro·rogue \prə-ˈrōg\

Definition of prorogue

prorogued

;

proroguing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  defer, postpone

  3. 2 :  to terminate a session of (something, such as a British parliament) by royal prerogative

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to suspend or end a legislative session

Examples of prorogue in a Sentence

  1. the legislative session was prorogued for the summer

Origin and Etymology of 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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