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  1. delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait(noun)

    time during which some action is awaited

    "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grip, storage area, delay, keep, holdup, detainment, deferral, handle, hold, appreciation, handgrip, wait, cargo area, detention, waiting, custody, clasp, cargo deck, clench, clutches, grasp, time lag, deferment, cargo hold

  2. postponement, deferment, deferral(noun)

    act of putting off to a future time

    Synonyms:
    recess, time lag, deferral, wait, delay, deferment, hold

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. postponement(n)

    Synonyms:
    deferring, delay, procrastination

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How to use postponement in a sentence?

  1. Wilbur Ross:

    For example, Canada and Mexico also have the postponement until June 1. So depending on where we are on NAFTA on June 1, the president will decide whether or not to extend their situation, so it's unforecastable at the moment.

  2. John Coates:

    We will be exploring all opportunities to optimise and streamline the scope and service levels at the Games, and reduce the costs that have been caused by the postponement, all of the athletes services will remain the same but there must be other areas of hosting a Games that we can look at and decide what are the must-haves and what are the nice-to-haves.

  3. Philip Hynes:

    This is the next significant miscalculation. The next will be barring certain candidates from running in District Council elections. Both will nicely inflame tensions and increase protests and actions, as that happens, the prospects for the third pending calamity will rise exponentially, postponement of District Council elections. Then it will descend into sustained chaos.

  4. Junichiro Koizumi:

    Japan takes (the postponement) as a positive development and will strive to create a situation where we can take part in COP26 with our heads held high.

  5. Gretchen Livingston:

    Clearly, there is postponement, now, will all the women who've been postponing birth... ultimately catch up on their fertility ? I'm not sure.

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