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table

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈteɪbl/ MEETINGS
UK to suggest or offer something for discussion: table an offer/bid/proposal The company has been looking for a buyer for several months but so far no offer has been tabled.table a motion/amendment/resolution MPs tabled 118 last minute amendments.
US to leave a subject or idea to be discussed later: The motion has been tabled. I propose tabling this for the time being.
(Definition of table verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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