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Definition of Postponable
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Literary usage of Postponable
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1. Journals and Correspondence of Thomas Sedgewick Whalley by Thomas Sedgwick Whalley (1863)
"But I would not at any rate delay; because, to use the words of the before-mentioned Mr. Thomas Paine, ' Hunger is not a postponable want. ..."
2. Lower Living Costs in Cities: A Constructive Programme for Urban Efficiency by Clyde Lyndon King (1915)
"119), the unnecessary loss of capitalized net earnings in our present population of 92,- 000000, with its 693000 preventable and postponable deaths per year ..."
3. Poverty and Dependency: Their Relief and Prevention by John Lewis Gillin (1921)
"Since 50 per cent of it is preventable, the loss to the state which is needless amounts to nearly $i 5000000.* Total loss from postponable deaths and ..."
4. Life Insurance by Lester William Zartman (1914)
"monia, diarrhoea, and enteritis, at least half of the deaths •were preventable — that is, postponable. For diseases of childhood such as meningitis, ..."