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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.
See also: postpone, until
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The Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education Sukkur, Mirpurkhas and Larkana also postponed the exams scheduled for March 25.
The supplementary exams under Punjab Secondary Education Board for Intermediate on Nov 2 and 3 have been postponed too, said the Punjab government spokesman, adding that new dates will be announced later.
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Sheikh Rashid and Hanif Abbasi were two rival candidates in NA-60 and due to conviction of Hanif Abbasi the election has been postponed by election commission in this constituency.
Following the verdict, theECP postponed the polling in NA-60 Rawalpindi.
Thanks to the efforts of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations and Minister A aroviA, the application of the decision has been postponed and will be discussed next week.
This is the second time that Johor PPBM has postponed the party's state candidates' list.
If the elections would be postponed, Escudero raised the question on who should appoint new barangay officials.
Recto said that if the elections scheduled in May would be postponed anew, it is a 'strike three against grassroots democracy.'
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Hoole said that the Local Government Elections may be postponed to February 12, or a later date, if Parliament convenes on February 8.
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"Any notion by anyone that exercises should be postponed to achieve some kind of diplomatic engagement is wrong," Bell said, adding the two parallel drills, if postponed, should be conducted "immediately following the Olympics."
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