Definition of postponement in English:


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  • The action of postponing something; deferral.

    ‘the organizers have announced the postponement of the race’
    • ‘after repeated postponements, the new museum is officially open’
    • ‘And every day we read about delays, postponements, difficulties in the trial, terrible security problems.’
    • ‘The delays and postponements could have affected our team in a bad way.’
    • ‘It is important to note that the postponements or adjournments were all with the consent of the appellant, as we have already observed.’
    • ‘These factors can easily lead to delays or postponements that simply don't happen with other clients.’
    • ‘In a way, this can be expected with the number of delays, postponements and redesigns the game went through.’
    deferral, deferment, delay, putting back, putting off, rescheduling, adjournment, shelving, suspension
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/pōstˈpōnmənt/ /poʊstˈpoʊnmənt/