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 for postponement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Postponement \Post*pone"ment\, n.
     The act of postponing; a deferring, or putting off, to a
     future time; a temporary delay. --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay
           caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
           [syn: delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait]
      2: act of putting off to a future time [syn: postponement,
         deferment, deferral]

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