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Adjourn

Close the meeting

1

Adopt

Accept/agree

2

Agenda

Order of business

3

Amend

Modify word or meaning

4

Appeal

Members question chairs ruling

5

Aye

Affirmative voice vote

6

Board

Administrative body

7

Bylaws

Basic rules of a society

8

Commit or refer

Send to a committee

9

Convention

Assembly of delegates

10

Discussion of merits of pending question

Debate

11

Proceedings are secret

Executive session

12

Deal with questions of procedure

Incidental motions

13

Set main motion aside temporarily

Lay on the table

14

Introduces business to the assembly

Main motion

15

More than half of the votes cast

Majority vote

16

Unorganized group

Mass meeting

17

Single official gathering

Meeting

18

Written records of the proceedings

Minutes

19

Formal proposal to take action

Motion

20

Inquiry as to facts

Point of information

21

Call for enforcement of rules

Point of order

22

Postpone to a certain time

Postpone definitely

23

Precedence

Rank

24

Pro tem

Temporary

25

Members required to transact business

Quorum

26

Short intermission

Recess

27

Dispose of the question without a direct vote

Postpone indefinitely

28

Close debate

Previous question

29

Make valid action already taken

Ratify