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

 pro·rogue /prəˈrog/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·rogue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prorogued p. pr. & vb. n. Proroguing ]
 1. To protract; to prolong; to extend. [Obs.]
    He prorogued his government.   --Dryden.
 2. To defer; to delay; to postpone; as, to proroguedeath; to prorogue a marriage.
 3. To end the session of a parliament by an order of the sovereign, thus deferring its business.
    Parliament was prorogued to [meet at] Westminster.   --Bp. Hall.
    The Parliament was again prorogued to a distant day.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- To adjourn; postpone; defer. See Adjourn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn: postpone,
            hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back,
            defer, remit, put off]
      2: adjourn by royal prerogative; without dissolving the
         legislative body