• (noun): Time during which some action is awaited.
    Synonyms: delay, hold, time lag, wait
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Some articles on postponement:

Planned Obsolescence - Origins of The Phrase
... obsolescence is not the existence of the process, but its possible postponement ... This postponement is only feasible in monopolistic markets ... In more competitive markets rival firms will take advantage of the postponement and launch their own products ...
All American Football League - Postponement of Inaugural Season
... issued a statement that "The All American Football League (AAFL) announced today the postponement of its inaugural season until 2009 ... any checks received will be returned." In 2008, The league had announced it was considering a postponement of its season, stating that "Since inception, the League's finances have been ...
Advanced Maternal Age - History
... Unsurprisingly, high first-birth ages and rapid rates of birth postponement are associated with the arrival of low, and lowest-low fertility ... This association has now become especially clear since the postponement of first births in a number of countries has now continued unabated for more than three decades, and ... A variety of authors (in particular Lesthaeghe) have argued that fertility postponement constitutes the ‘hallmark’ of what has become known as the ...
Conscription In Israel - Deferment
... An automatic postponement is granted for student to graduate from high school ... Postponement of conscription due to the IDF needs, usually due to a course beginning in a date which occurs later than the original drafting date given ... Postponement of conscription due to various personal reasons ...

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    To give money to a sufferer is only a come-off. It is only a postponement of the real payment, a bribe paid for silence, a credit system in which a paper promise to pay answers for the time instead of liquidation. We owe to man higher succors than food and fire. We owe to man.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)