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postponed, past participle; postponed, past tense; postponing, present participle; postpones, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Cause or arrange for (something) to take place at a time later than that first scheduled
    • - the visit had to be postponed for some time
    • - the judge postponed sentencing a former government spokesman for fraud

  1. hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
  2. (postponement) delay: time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
  3. (postponement) act of putting off to a future time
  4. Postponement is a business strategy that maximizes possible benefit and minimizes risk by delaying further investment into a product or service until the last possible moment. An example of this strategy is Dell Computers' build-to-order online store.
  5. (The Postponement) "The Postponement" is the one-hundred and twelfth episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the 2nd episode of the 7th season. It aired in the U.S. on September 28, 1995.
  6. To delay or put off an event, appointment etc
  7. (postponed) Done later than originally planned; delayed
  8. (postponement) A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding
  9. (POSTPONED) A contest cancelled for any reason and rescheduled at a later date.
  10. (Postponed) If an IPO doesn't attract sufficient buyers to be considered successful by the issuers, it may be postponed until market conditions seem more favorable.
  11. (Postponed) Issuer has publicly disclosed that is has decided to postpone an intended or in-progress Equity Private Placement.
  12. (Postponement) An agreement, made in lieu of a scheduled sheriff's or trustee's sale, that reschedules the pending sale.
  13. (Postponement) Trustee Sales may be postponed by the first at the direction of the lien holder. Notice may be given in advance or at the time and location specified for the intended sale.
  14. (Postponement) The delay of final activities (i.e., assembly, production, packaging, etc.) until the latest possible time.
  15. (Postponement) Adjourning a hearing to a later date.
  16. (Postponement) The father of failure.
  17. Postponement means to put off to a later time. In the case of a foreclosure sale, this is generally done by announcement at the original sale or by posting notices establishing the new date and time the foreclosure sale will take place.
  18. (Postponement (or Subordination)) If the perspective client has previously granted security to its bank or another secured creditor over its accounts receivable, iFactoring Canada will require the bank or the other creditor to sign a postponement (or subordination) agreement in favor of ...
  19. (Postponement) A period of time during which the borrower is not billed for accruing loan principal and interest, which would be eligible for deferment or cancellation at the end of the eligible academic/employment/service year.
  20. (Postponement) Occasionally, parties may wish to postpone the mediation. If a new mediation date is agreed with the same mediator within 14 days of notification of postponement, cancellation provisions (see below) will not apply to this postponement. ...
  21. (Postponement) The rescheduling of a sale of real property at auction; postponements can occur for a variety of reasons including: bankruptcy, mutual agreement, beneficiary request, trustee╒s discretion or operation of law.
  22. (Postponement) When an offering that had a tentative calendar date is pushed back in timing to a later date. If market conditions deteriorate to the point when the deal may not be viable, the tentative calendar day may be removed entirely. ...
  23. (Postponement) a manufacturing /distribution strategy where specific operations associated with a product are delayed until just prior to shipping. Storing product in a generic state and then applying custom labels or packaging before shipping is an example of postponement.
  24. (Postponement) tactics used to delay saying a word until the stutterer believes he can say it fluently.  Some common postponement devices include inserting interjections, repeating phrases, and pretending to clear the throat.
  25. To delay consideration of a bill or resolution until a specific legislative day or hour of the same day.