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Prorogation

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Prolonging or putting off to another day. The discontinuation or termination of a session of the legislature, parliament, or the like. In ENGLISH LAW, a prorogation is the CONTINUANCE of the parliament from one session to another, as an adjournment is a continuation of the session from day to day. In CIVIL LAW, giving time to do a thing beyond the term previously fixed.

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