Postponement

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

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 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.… …

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  • 3 postponement — index adjournment, cessation (interlude), continuance, deferment, delay, discontinuance (act of discontinuing), moratorium …

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  • 4 postponement — To place after in order of importance; to put off to a later time. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …

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  • 5 postponement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ indefinite VERB + POSTPONEMENT ▪ ask for, call for, request ▪ They are calling for a further postponement of the election date. ▪ …

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  • 6 Postponement — Der Begriff postponement (englisch to postpone – verschieben) bzw. Aufschubstrategie wird in der Logistik und in der industriellen Produktion verwendet und steht generell für das Hinauszögern einer Entscheidung, um aufgrund eines kürzeren… …

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  • 7 postponement — postpone UK US /pəʊstˈpəʊn/ verb [T] ► to decide that an event should happen at a later time than originally planned: »The oil giant said it had postponed a decision on whether to go ahead with the deal. »The meeting was postponed for another… …

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  • 8 postponement — [[t]poʊspo͟ʊnmənt[/t]] postponements N VAR: oft N of n The postponement of an event is the act of delaying it happening or arranging for it to take place at a later time than originally planned. The postponement was due to a dispute over where… …

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  • 9 postponement — noun A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding. The lawyer asked for a postponement in the trial so he could spend more time preparing before it began …

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  • 10 postponement — noun a further postponement of the trial Syn: deferral, deferment, delay, putting off/back, rescheduling, adjournment, shelving …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 11 postponement — postpone ► VERB ▪ arrange for (something) to take place at a time later than that first scheduled. DERIVATIVES postponement noun. ORIGIN Latin postponere, from post after + ponere to place …

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  • 12 postponement — noun see postpone …

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  • 13 postponement — See postponable. * * * …

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  • 14 postponement — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. respite, suspension, adjournment; see delay 1 , pause 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of putting off or the condition of being put off: adjournment, deferment, deferral, delay, stay1, suspension, waiver. See… …

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  • 15 Postponement — Verlagerung der Erstellung von kundenorientierten Spezial Problemlösungen auf möglichst späte Wertschöpfungsstufen, um auf früheren Stufen durch Standardisierung die ⇡ Economies of Scale realisieren zu können. Vgl. auch ⇡ Customized Marketing …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 16 postponement — post pone·ment || ‚pəʊst pəʊnmÉ™nt /‚pəʊsp n. delay; stay, deferment; subordination …

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  • 17 postponement — n 1. deferment, deferral, delay, putting off; tabling, shelving; suspension, interruption, adjournment, break, recess, prorogation; reprieve, stay, respite; abeyance, cessation, waiver, moratorium, wait, waiting period. 2. dilatory tactic, Inf.… …

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  • 18 postponement — post·pone·ment …

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  • 19 postponement — See: postpone …

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  • 20 postponement —   Pane e ana …

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