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postponement Syllabification: post·pone·ment
Pronunciation: /pōstˈpōnmənt/

Definition of postponement in English:


The action of postponing something; deferral: the postponement of the elections after repeated postponements, the new museum is officially open
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  • 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.
deferral, deferment, delay, putting off/back, rescheduling, adjournment, shelving
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