interruption
I noun abeyance, armistice, arrest, bar, block, break, cessation, check, clog, deadlock, delay, disconnection, discontinuance, disjunction, dissolution, disunion, gap, halt, hiatus, hindrance, impediment, intercapedo, interception, interference, interim, interlude, intermissio, intermission, interstice, intervallum, intrusion, lull, obstacle, obstruction, pause, recess, respite, severance, standstill, stop, stoppage, sunderance, suspension, truce associated concepts: business interruption insurance, interruption of adverse possession, interruption of service II index abeyance, adjournment, cessation (interlude), check (bar), cloture, damper (stopper), deferment, delay, disassociation, discontinuance (act of discontinuing), disturbance, frustration, halt, hiatus, hindrance, impediment, interval, intervention (interference), intrusion, lapse (break), layoff, lull, molestation, obstruction, pause, pendency, recess, remission, respite (interval of rest), split, stay, violation

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


interruption
a break in the continuity of enjoyment of a right; under the Prescription Act 1832 the break must last for 12 months or more to amount to an interruption. Where a dominant owner protests an interruption, the period of the break runs from the date(s) of the protest.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • interruption — [ ɛ̃terypsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. imp. interruptio 1 ♦ Action d interrompre; état de ce qui est interrompu. ⇒ arrêt, cessation, discontinuation (cf. Solution de continuité). Interruption d un travail. ⇒ pause, suspension. Interruption des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • interruption — UK US /ˌɪntəˈrʌpʃən/ noun [C or U] ► an occasion when someone or something stops something from happening for a short period: constant/frequent interruptions »He found he worked better at home without the constant interruptions of his staff. ► an …   Financial and business terms

  • interruption — Interruption, Interruptio. Par interruption, Interrupte. Interruption d an et jour, Faute de poursuite par an et jour, Eremodicum anniculum. B. Se faire relever d interruption ou peremption d instance, Diplomate litem hiulcam sarcire. B.… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • interruption — Interruption. s. f. v. Action d interrompre. L interruption qu on luy a faite l a troublé dans son discours. l interruption est venuë mal à propos. interruption de travail. l interruption du commerce …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Interruption — In ter*rup tion, n. [L. interruptio: cf. F. interruption.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interruption — (n.) late 14c., a break of continuity, from O.Fr. interrupcion and directly from L. interruptionem (nom. interruptio) a breaking off, interruption, interval, noun of action from pp. stem of interrumpere (see INTERRUPT (Cf. interrupt)). Meaning a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Interruption — (lat.), Unterbrechung, Störung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Interruption — Interruption,die:⇨Unterbrechung(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • interruption — фр. [энтэрюпсьо/н] interruzione ит. [интэрруцио/нэ] перерыв, прекращение …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • interruption — *break, gap, interval, interim, hiatus, lacuna Analogous words: *pause, recess, respite, lull, intermission: *breach, rupture, rent, split, rift …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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