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verb [transitive] table pronunciation in British English /ˈteɪb(ə)l/ 
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present tense
present participletabling
past tensetabled
past participletabled
  1. 1
    British to suggest formally in a meeting something that you would like everyone to discuss
    table a proposal/offer/question/amendment:

    A number of amendments were tabled by the opposition.

  2. 2
    American to delay dealing with something such as a proposal until a future time
    table a bill/proposal:

    Six senators tabled the bill and refused to discuss other similar proposals.


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