Definition of "recess"
  1. A pause in court proceedings or a legislative session until a scheduled time; different from adjournment which ends the proceedings
How to use "recess" in a sentence
  1. The judge announced a recess until further notice.
  2. Due to the complexity of the issue, the legislative session went into recess.
  3. After hours of deliberation, the court decided to go into recess.

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