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  • When all the evidence had been taken, the court was adjourned for almost an hour.
  • The court was adjourned, but only for a short interval, a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes at most.
  • The jury withdrew and the court adjourned.

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  • The assembly, suppressing a growl of disgust at Mr. Tuffett’s indulgence in the oldest schoolmaster’s trick on record, adjourned and followed him to the front of the building.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Per the instructions that all of you received in advance, we will now adjourn for thirty minutes to allow you to discuss the order with your clients.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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