- to put off or delay until a future time
- to put behind in order of importance; defer
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
post•pone /poʊstˈpoʊn, poʊs-/USA pronunciation v. [~ + object], -poned, -pon•ing.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
post•pone (pōst pōn′, pōs-),USA pronunciation v.t., -poned, -pon•ing.
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postpone /pəʊstˈpəʊn; pəˈspəʊn/ vb (transitive)
'postpone' also found in these entries:
adjourn - carry - carry over - clock - complication - continue - defer - delay - detail - dilatory - extend - hand - hold - incertitude - lay over - mothball - nonpostponement - pigeonhole - postpositive - procrastinate - prorogue - put - put off - put over - remit - repostpone - reprieve - respite - scrub - self-postponement - shelve - sleep - stand - suspend - time - veto - wait - waive
Collocations: postpone [the meeting, the match, your vacation, his decision], postponed due to [illness, vacations, the weather], [had, was forced] to postpone the [meeting], more...
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