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postpone

  

      vb   tr  
1    to put off or delay until a future time  
2    to put behind in order of importance; defer  
     (C16: from Latin postponere to put after, neglect, from post- + ponere to place)  
  postponable      adj  
  postponement      n  
  postponer      n  
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postpone

  
  
adjourn, defer, delay, hold over, put back, put off, put on ice     (informal)   put on the back burner     (informal)   shelve, suspend, table, take a rain check on     (U.S. & Canad. informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   advance, bring forward, call to order, carry out, go ahead with  

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