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English definition of “put sth off”

put sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
B1 to decide or arrange to delay an event or activity until a later time or date: The meeting has been put off for a week. [+ -ing verb] I can't put off going to the dentist any longer.Delaying and wasting time
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