Noun postponement has 2 senses
  1. delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait - time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
    --1 is a kind of pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspension
    --1 has particulars: extension; moratorium; retardation
  2. postponement, deferment, deferral - act of putting off to a future time
    --2 is a kind of delay, holdup
    --2 has particulars: adjournment; prorogation
    Derived form: verb postpone1