postpone until (some later date or time)

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postpone until (some later date or time)

To delay (something) until a later date or time. A noun or pronoun can be used between "postpone" and "until" to specify what is being delayed. I was just informed that Mr. Smith has taken ill, so we had best postpone until he has recovered. We'll have to postpone the barbecue until next weekend if the weather doesn't improve.
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postpone something until something

to delay something until something happens or until a later time. Can we postpone our meeting until tomorrow? The picnic was postponed until Saturday.
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Lawmaker from the White Bloc, Aziz al-Mayahi, demanded, in a press statement, the government ti cease using tariff and postpone it until further notice, justifying his demand as the tariff will negatively affect low-income citizens, as it has impact on the prices increase/ "Iraq is a rich country and does not need a tax from its citizens," he said, demanding the government to postpone it until the improvement of Iraqis' standard of living.
"I do need surgery at some stage but I'm going to postpone it until the end of the season.
"We certainly didn't want to force the issue, because, in our business, it's very important that clients make informed, voluntary, knowledgeable decisions, and we decided to postpone it until another day."
'However, the cabinet has decided to postpone it until May and we shall respect their decision,' he said.