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To choose, or to change the timing of something

fix

verb

to decide the date when something will happen

time

verb

to arrange something so that it happens at a particular time

schedule

verb

to plan for something to happen at a particular time

move

verb

to change the time or date of an event, meeting, activity etc

put back

to make something happen later than it should happen

bring forward

to change the date or time of an event so that it happens earlier

postpone

verb

to decide that something will not be done at the time when it was planned for, but at a later time

reschedule

verb

to change the time when something is planned to happen

put off

to change the time or date of something so that it happens later than originally planned, especially because of a problem

rearrange

verb

to arrange for an event, meeting etc to take place at a different time

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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