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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That can be put off until a later time.

Usage examples (15)
  • Verb (used with object), : He has postponed his departure until tomorrow. ,to postpone private ambitions to the public welfare
  • I am not an 'action reporter,' after all, and the surgery is postponable.
  • A: "I think the economy has stopped shutting down, but you are seeing people getting by with less on what are 'postponable' purchases.
  • This is non-cosmetic, postponable but not exactly elective surgery; wait too long and one could end up in the E.R. getting the surgery and suffer lifetime infirmity ordeath. for more
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