postpone - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] 

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/pəʊsˈpəʊn/
present tense
I/you/we/theypostpone
he/she/itpostpones
present participlepostponing
past tensepostponed
past participlepostponed
  1. to decide that something will not be done at the time when it was planned for, but at a later time

    Bad weather forced us to postpone Friday’s game.

    Our exam has been postponed until next Monday.

derived word

postponement

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularpostponement
pluralpostponements
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