postpone

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/pəʊstˈpəʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/poʊstˈpoʊn, poʊs-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pōst pōn, pōs-)

Inflections of 'postpone' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
postpones
v 3rd person singular
postponing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
postponed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
postponed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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postpone

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. postpone [the meeting, the match, your vacation, his decision]
  2. postponed due to [illness, vacations, the weather]
  3. [had, was forced] to postpone the [meeting]
  4. the [meeting] had to be postponed
  5. postponed until [Friday, next week, 18:00, further notice]
  6. postponed for [two days]
  7. postponed to [allow for, accommodate, ensure]
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