prepone

prepone

(priːˈpəʊn)
vb (tr)
Indian to bring forward to an earlier time
[C20: pre- + (post)pone]
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I first encountered the word 'prepone' while working in India.
Previously, the test run was scheduled for May 17, however, the decision to prepone the inaugural ceremony was taken in accordance with the commencement of Ramazan.
Sales of electronic items will pick up as the year-end approaches and shoppers prepone their purchases due to implementation of value-added tax (VAT) from January 2018, according to industry executives.
Lately, observers have been arguing that useful Indianisms such as 'prepone' should form part of the global vocabulary of the English language.
Indian English has invented the verb 'prepone' by analogy with postpone.
I still cringe when I hear the admittedly lesser used "prepone".
As per a report from ET, citing 4 senior officials, the Cupertino-based company is not only looking to prepone the Apple Watch launch.
Summary: New Delhi (India), June 14 (ANI): Rohit Shetty's decision to prepone the release of his film 'Sooryavanshi' to avoid a clash with Salman Khan's 'Inshallah' has sent Twitterverse into a tizzy, with cinegoers expressing their angst on the micro-blogging site.
Summary: New Delhi (India), June 12 (ANI): Salman Khan's 'Inshallah' and Rohit Shetty's 'Sooryavanshi' will no longer lock horns at the box office on Eid next year, as Shetty has decided to prepone the film's release date to March 27, 2020.