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postpone

[pohst-pohn, pohs-]
verb (used with object), postponed, postponing.
1.
to put off to a later time; defer: He has postponed his departure until tomorrow.
2.
to place after in order of importance or estimation; subordinate: to postpone private ambitions to the public welfare.

Origin:
1490–1500; < Latin postpōnere to put after, lay aside, equivalent to post- post- + pōnere to put

postponable, adjective
postponement, noun
postponer, noun
nonpostponable, adjective
nonpostponement, noun
repostpone, verb (used with object), repostponed, repostponing.
self-postponement, noun
unpostponable, adjective
unpostponed, adjective
well-postponed, adjective


1. See defer1.
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postpone (pəʊstˈpəʊn, pəˈspəʊn)
 
vb
1.  to put off or delay until a future time
2.  to put behind in order of importance; defer
 
[C16: from Latin postpōnere to put after, neglect, from post- + ponere to place]
 
post'ponable
 
adj
 
post'ponement
 
n
 
post'poner
 
n

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postpone
1500, from L. postponere "put after, neglect, postpone," from post "after" + ponere "put, place" (see position).
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