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Synonyms for postponement

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Stavros Theodorakis:

    I called on the prime minister to consider that the Greek economy is desperately close to its limits, greek society is suffering from the constant postponement of a deal.

  2. Haavard Nilsson:

    There is no incentive for shareholders to lock in their shares until the very last moment, so the postponement was expected.

  3. 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.

  4. Isabelle McLemore:

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

  5. 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.


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