verb (used with object), post·poned, post·pon·ing.
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Yes, he may have been ill, but if he was politically healthy, the meeting would have been postponed until he was able to appear.
More than once the Iraqis we worked with postponed our engagements so they could mourn slain colleagues.
Owing to a citizen protest, which moved the issue to district court, the vote has been postponed to April 2014.
Never has that been more the case than when she hosted the 2001 Emmys, which were postponed twice following the 9/11 attacks.Ellen DeGeneres Is the Perfect Choice to Host the 2014 Oscars|Kevin Fallon|August 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My guess is his sentence could be much harsher or, more likely, the decision will be postponed for a long time and then again.
Unfortunately her first appearance in London had to be postponed for a year owing to the fact of there being no vacancy.Carnival|Compton Mackenzie
With much inward trembling, I proposed that the marriage should be postponed and that I return to Chicago.An Anarchist Woman|Hutchins Hapgood
And when he was preparing to anoint her, it seemed to all that it ought rather to be postponed to the morning; for it was evening.
Considerations of convenience, however, postponed the marriage.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers|Thomas De Quincey
Mr. Gallatin moved to have it postponed, in order to take up the bill respecting an additional naval armament.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton