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English definition of “put sth off”

put sth off

phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
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 go ing to the dentist any longer .Delaying and wasting time
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