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Synonyms for postponement
post·pone·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delay, hold, time lag, postponement, waitnoun

    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, deferralnoun

    act of putting off to a future time

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

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  1. postponementnoun

    Synonyms:
    deferring, delay, procrastination

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How to use postponement in a sentence?

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    We asked President Bach to consider postponement of about one year to make it possible for athletes to play in the best condition, and to make the event a safe and secure one for spectators, president Bach said he is in agreement 100 percent.

  2. Thomas Reynaud:

    We've taken into account a likely postponement of the tender.

  3. Isabelle McLemore:

    Our athletes played a critical role in our decision to request the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games.

  4. Craig Allen:

    It was a postponement, it is certainly not any resolution of any issue. But it's better than the situation we had before. Now we wait and see.

  5. 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.


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