break, delay, interruption, pause, postponement, prorogation, recess, stay, stoppage, suspension.
Technical problems force Welsh Assembly adjournment. On Tuesday, business in the chamber was adjourned for around ten minutes due to such technical problems.
adjournment meaning: a pause or rest during a formal meeting or trial, or the act of giving a pause or rest:
The defence attorney requested an adjournment.
The court’s adjournment means that a decision will not be reached until December at the earliest.