Definition of Postponements

1. Noun. (plural of postponement) ¹



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Definition of Postponements

1. postponement [n] - See also: postponement

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Literary usage of Postponements

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1. History of the Life and Times of James Madison by William Cabell Rives (1868)
"Colonel Hamilton, after repeated postponements, at length resigns Office of Secretary of Treasury — Motives of his Retirement — Upon his Recommendation, ..."

2. Plan of Parliamentary Reform in the Form of a Catechism with Reasons for by Jeremy Bentham (1817)
"Options—Compromises—Experiments— postponements. For ray part, if it depended upon me, gladly would I give up annuality,—if at that price, even though it ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1851)
"... London on the 15th of May—Inquiries and Explanations in Parliament respecting this occurrence—After some postponements at the request of Ministers, ..."

4. The Punishment of Death: A Selection of Articles from the Morning Herald by Thomson Gale (Firm) (1836)
"postponements o/Sir Thomas DEN MAN'S Forgery Bill. The postponed Motion of the Attorney-General, relative to the forgery law, stands for discussion this ..."

5. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"TIME OF TRIAL AND postponements IN JUSTICES* COURTS. SECTION 873. Time when trial must be commenced. 874. "When Court may, of its own motion, postpone trial ..."

6. An Elementary Treatise on the Jurisdiction and Procedure of the Federal Courts by John Carter Rose (1915)
"postponements and Continuances.—After a cause has been placed on the trial calendar it may be passed over to another day of the same term by consent of ..."

7. Digest of the Decisions of Law and Practice in the Patent Office from 1890 by Lepine Hall Rice, United States Patent Office (1900)
"postponements AND EXTENSIONS. See Rules 120 and 121 of the Rules of Practice, 16th ed. Definiteness. An interference should never be suspended during the ..."

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