deferral 1895, from DEFER (Cf. defer) (1) + -AL (Cf. -al) (2).

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  • deferral — Ⅰ. defer [1] ► VERB (deferred, deferring) ▪ put off to a later time; postpone. DERIVATIVES deferment noun deferral noun. ORIGIN Latin differre, from ferre bring, carry . Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • deferral — noun Date: 1865 the act of delaying ; postponement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • deferral — noun a) An act of deferring, a deferment. b) An accrual. Syn: deferment …   Wiktionary

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