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(dɪˈfɜr mənt)

1. the act of deferring; postponement.
2. a temporary exemption from induction into military service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deferral - a state of abeyance or suspended businessdeferral - a state of abeyance or suspended business
abeyance, suspension - temporary cessation or suspension
2.deferral - act of putting off to a future time
delay, holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
adjournment - the act of postponing to another time or place


The act of putting off or the condition of being put off:
تأجيل الخِدْمه العَسْكَرِيَّهتَأْجيل، إرْجاء دَعْوى


[dɪˈfɜːrəl] n [payment] → report m


(diˈfə) past tense, past participle deˈferred verb
(with to) to act according to the wishes or opinions of another or the orders of authority. I defer to your greater knowledge of the matter.
deference (ˈdefərəns) noun
1. willingness to consider the wishes etc of others. He always treats his mother with deference.
2. the act of deferring.
in deference to
showing respct for. I let him speak first, in deference to his authority.
deˈferment, deˈferral noun
1. delaying; postponement.
2. officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service. draft deferment for college students.
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