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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·ro·ga·tion n.
 1. The act of counting in duration; prolongation. [Obs.]
 2. The act of proroguing; the ending of the session of Parliament, and postponing of its business, by the command of the sovereign. [Eng.]
 Note:After an adjournment all things continue as they were at the adjournment; whereas, after a prorogation, bill introduced and nut passed are as if they had never been begun at all.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : discontinuing the meetings (of a legislative body) without
          dissolving it