"prorogue" Definition

  1. v. t. To protract; to prolong; to extend.
  2. v. t. To defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage.
  3. v. t. To end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business.

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Position in dictionary: 78824 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "prorogue": 2
Words that end with "prorogue": 1
Words that contain "prorogue": 2
Next words in dictionary: prorogued, proroguing, proruption, prosaic, prosaical, prosaicism, prosaism, prosaist, prosal, proscenia
Previous words in dictionary: prorogation, prorogate, prorhinal, proreption, prorenal, prorectorate, prorector, prore, prorating, prorated

English Dictionary Definition of prorogue

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