Definition of Deferment

1. Noun. Act of putting off to a future time.

Exact synonyms: Deferral, Postponement
Generic synonyms: Delay, Holdup
Specialized synonyms: Adjournment
Derivative terms: Defer, Defer, Postpone



Definition of Deferment

1. n. The act of delaying; postponement.

Definition of Deferment

1. Noun. An act or instance of deferring or putting off. ¹

2. Noun. Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deferment

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Deferment

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1. International Finance and Its Reorganization by Elisha Michael Friedman (1922)
"(b) deferment of Payment— History records numerous cases of the cessation of payment of interest, temporarily or permanently, to permit national ..."

2. The Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) Handbook: U. S. Department of Defenseby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Requires the Government to consider deferment of debt collection or installment payments when the contractor has adequately requested and supported such ..."

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