prorogue

verb pro·rogue \ prə-ˈrōg \

Definition of prorogue

prorogued; proroguing
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

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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