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postpone
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
delay until a later time
  • Then perhaps I had better postpone my analysis of the acetones, as we may need to be at our best in the morning.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (36% in)
  • I will call at four o'clock in the afternoon, and, should you have any other engagement at that time, I hope that you will postpone it, as this matter is of paramount importance.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (8% in)

There are no more uses of "postpone" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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