back burner

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Antonyms for back burner

reduced priority

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Sources told that if Nawaz Sharif succeeded to get NRO he assured to put Marriyum Nawaz on the back burner.
Responding to various questions, the officer confirmed that the project had been put on the back burner, but not shelved.
The race was won by a big-priced newcomer, but Back Burner finished one place ahead of the 79-rated Joe Eile.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to hit Northumberland council employees with parking fees at their workplace have been put on the back burner by town hall bosses following protests.
She added that equality was "not something that can be put on the back burner when economic times are difficult".
A much publicised joint venture between Toyota and Subaru to produce a sporty coupe has been put on the back burner.
Our news has been put on the back burner while we have had to suffer the same Obama rubbish over and over again.
TOWN'S FA Cup hosts Oldham will put Saturday's fourth-round tie on the back burner until tonight's League I clash with Gillingham at Priestfield is completed.
By giving them pounds 1,000 a month for 12 months towards their mortgage, their immediate repayments can be put on the back burner.
But it only happened during those two days--so off to the back burner.
For the past six years LGBT issues have been sitting on the back burner of Washington politics--that is, unless the issue was about limiting our rights.
In response to resulting financial pressures as well as a lack of alternative resources, many building owners, real estate investors and state officials have decided to put their sustainable aspirations on the back burner.
School quality, equity and funding got pushed to the back burner.
Though supported by the Bush administration, the FTAA has fortunately been temporarily put on a back burner.
Morals take a back burner to a parade of gags inspired by - or stolen from, take your pick - Monty Python (the movie's combative Scottish squirrels take their cues from the Knights of Ni) and ``Shrek.