|ADJ || back-burner | more back-burner | most back-burner |
ADJ positive | comparative | superlative
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- s problems won out and Selznick relegated "Notorious" to his mental back burner.
- In the 1940s, World War II prioritized military applications of stereoscopic photography and it once again went on the back burner in most producers' minds.
- However, due to financial issues and the economic problems of the 1970s, breakfast television was put "on the back burner" for the remainder of the 1970s.
- Believing that Tulip had made her peace and moved on, Jesse temporarily put his quest for God on the back burner and found himself in a small town named Salvation.
- Despite community pressure on both Conservative and Liberal governments the Marysville bypass issue continued to be put on the back burner.
- Although the radio industry already had speculated so, KKAG was originally planned to be operated by the late Robert Ingstad, but the project was put on the back burner when Robert Ingstad's brother, James Ingstad, purchased the Clear Channel radio station group of Fargo in January 2007.
- Escalating costs and the subsequent diplomatic row helped place the project on the back burner.
- By Reagan's second term, the Sagebrush Rebellion was back to simmering on the back burner of federal land management agencies.
- While these were on the back burner for some time, this is now in planning and is considered a priority project by Hepburn Shire Council.
- Erhard's policy complicated Allied initiatives toward German unification, a dilemma that the United States placed on the back burner as it focused on Southeast Asia.
- Ribicoff reflected that he had sought out the position of HEW Secretary mainly out of concern for education and "realized that the problems of health and welfare were so overriding that education was relegated to the back burner" during his tenure.
- John Ringo has said publicly that he plans on finishing the series, but sales were relatively low for him, causing them to fall to the back burner in priority.
- 'The votes just aren't there, public support isn't there, so I have to put this proposal on the back burner for a while', is a perfectly legitimate response to a difficult position."
- However, without formal links to any of the political parties it withered, and devolution and the establishment of an assembly were put on the political back burner.
- The subjects of retirement pensions and disability insurance were placed on the back-burner for the time being.
- However, large sections of the CPI claimed that India remained a semi-feudal country and that class struggle could not be put on the back-burner for the sake of guarding the interests of Soviet trade and foreign policy.
- He put independence on the back burner, as Lévesque had begun to do under the "beau risque" approach and eventually made that approach the official constitutional policy of his party, calling it "National Affirmation".
- By early 1996, the Plan 9 project had been "put on the back burner" by AT&T in favor of Inferno, intended to be a rival to Sun Microsystems' Java platform.
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