procrastinate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /prəʊˈkræstɪneɪt/
  • (US) enPR: prō-krăs'tə-nāt', IPA (key): /proʊˈkræstəneɪt/ or /prəˈkræstəneɪt/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
procrastinate

Third-person singular
procrastinates

Past tense
procrastinated

Past participle
procrastinated

Present participle
procrastinating

  1. (transitive) If you procrastinate, you delay or postpone something that you need to do.
    He procrastinated until the last minute and had to stay up all night to finish.

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