postponement


postponement
noun
ADJECTIVE
indefinite
VERB + POSTPONEMENT
ask for, call for, request

They are calling for a further postponement of the election date.

announce
force
PREPOSITION
postponement until

The death of one of the candidates forced postponement of the voting until June 1.


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  • postponement — postpone UK US /pəʊstˈpəʊn/ verb [T] ► to decide that an event should happen at a later time than originally planned: »The oil giant said it had postponed a decision on whether to go ahead with the deal. »The meeting was postponed for another… …   Financial and business terms

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  • postponement — postpone ► VERB ▪ arrange for (something) to take place at a time later than that first scheduled. DERIVATIVES postponement noun. ORIGIN Latin postponere, from post after + ponere to place …   English terms dictionary


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