Delay vs. Postpone

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  • Fudge Cream

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    I feel that they have such similar meanings, but postpone for example in context of an event means putting it on hold for another set date ("We have postponed the wedding until next year")
    Delay normally means that it will take place but at a later time ("The flight has been delayed")
    This is a hard question


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    postpone or delay?
    postpone-delay, hold back

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