Definition of postponement in English:

postponement

Line breaks: post¦pone|ment
Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈpəʊnm(ə)nt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The action of postponing something; deferral: the postponement of the elections [count noun]: after repeated postponements, Berlin’s new Jewish 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.
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