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English definition of “postpone”

postpone

verb [T]
 
 
/pəʊstˈpəʊn/
to decide that an event should happen at a later time than originally planned: The oil giant said it had postponed a decision on whether to go ahead with the deal. The meeting was postponed for another week.postpone sth from/to sth The vote on the merger has been postponed from September 14 and looks unlikely to take place until the end of the year.
postponement noun [C or U]
(Definition of postpone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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