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English noun: postponement

1. postponement (time) time during which some action is awaited

SamplesInstant replay caused too long a delay.
He ordered a hold in the action.

Synonymsdelay, hold, time lag, wait

Broader (hypernym)break, intermission, interruption, pause, suspension

Narrower (hyponym)extension, moratorium, retardation

2. postponement (act) act of putting off to a future time

Synonymsdeferment, deferral

Broader (hypernym)delay, holdup

Narrower (hyponym)adjournment

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