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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of procrastinare, from cras 'tomorrow'

procrastinate

verb
     
pro‧cras‧ti‧nate [intransitive]
formal to delay doing something that you ought to do, usually because you do not want to do it [= put off]:
People often procrastinate when it comes to paperwork.
procrastination noun [uncountable]

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