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An example use of adjourn in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… uh before we adjourn um so uh …”
To adjourn is to suspend a meeting temporarily.
the word adjourn occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that adjourn can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;