Definition of postponable in US English:

postponable

adjective

  • See postpone

    • ‘The Institute of Health and Welfare estimates that 80 per cent of health related conditions in old age are preventable or postponable if corrected in time.’
    • ‘Increasingly, the kinds of memory problems that have long been seen as inevitable with age are now thought to be avoidable - or at least postponable.’
    • ‘In addition, there is the Treasury pressure, acute at the moment, to look critically at all avoidable or postponable expenditure (there is a war, of uncertain scope and duration, to be paid for).’

Pronunciation

postponable

/pəˈspōnəbəl/