Postpone

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Planned DelaysPlay
Use 'postpone' for scheduled events you intend to delay. SlideThey had to postpone the wedding due to unforeseen circumstances.
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Temporary ShiftPlay
'Postpone' implies the event will happen later, not canceled. SlideThe concert was postponed, not canceled, so keep your tickets.
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Neutral TonePlay
'Postpone' is neutral and doesn't imply blame or irritation. SlideWe must postpone our meeting due to the CEO's tight schedule.