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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 post·pone /(ˌ)pos(t)ˈpon/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Post·pone v. t. [imp. & p. p. Postponed p. pr. & vb. n. Postponing.]
 1. To defer to a future or later time; to put off; also, to cause to be deferred or put off; to delay; to adjourn; as, to postpone the consideration of a bill to the following day, or indefinitely.
    His praise postponed, and never to be paid.   --Cowper.
 2. To place after, behind, or below something, in respect to precedence, preference, value, or importance.
    All other considerations should give way and be postponed to this.   --Locke.
 Syn: -- To adjourn; defer; delay; procrastinate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn: prorogue,
           hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back,
          defer, remit, put off]