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Definition 1: act of putting off to a future time - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for postponement in the sense of this definition

(postponement is a kind of ...) the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

(... is a kind of postponement ) the act of postponing to another time or place

Definition 2: time during which some action is awaited - [noun denoting time]

Samples where postponement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • instant replay caused too long a delay
  • he ordered a hold in the action

Synonyms for postponement in the sense of this definition

(postponement is a kind of ...) a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something

(... is a kind of postponement ) a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt

"they applied for an extension of the loan"

(... is a kind of postponement ) a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

(... is a kind of postponement ) the extent to which something is delayed or held back

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