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English definition of “put sth back”

put sth back

(DELAY) UK phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to delay a planned event: We had to put the meeting back a week.Delaying and wasting time
(Definition of put sth back (DELAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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