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post·pone·ment

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  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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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. postponementnoun

    Synonyms:
    deferring, delay, procrastination

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How to use postponement in a sentence?

  1. Olympics President Yoshiro Mori:

    I would like to clearly reiterate that cancellation or postponement of the Tokyo Games are not being considered.

  2. Alexander Hamilton:

    [T]here is a wide difference between closing the door altogether and throwing it entirely open; between a postponement of fourteen years and an immediate admission to all the rights of citizenship. Some reasonable term ought to be allowed to enable aliens to get rid of foreign and acquire American attachments; to learn the principles and imbibe the spirit of our government; and to admit of at least a probability of their feeling a real interest in our affairs.

  3. Laura Wilkinson:

    I'm actually really thankful for it (the postponement), i kind of felt like I was running out of time so having the extra year is like a gift.

  4. Chris Williamson:

    July saw a dramatic deterioration in the economy, the downturn, whether manifesting itself in order book cancellations, a lack of new orders or the postponement or halting of projects, was most commonly attributed in one way or another to Brexit.

  5. 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.


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