Definition of Deferral

1. Noun. A state of abeyance or suspended business.

Exact synonyms: Recess
Generic synonyms: Abeyance, Suspension



2. Noun. Act of putting off to a future time.
Exact synonyms: Deferment, Postponement
Generic synonyms: Delay, Holdup
Specialized synonyms: Adjournment
Derivative terms: Defer, Defer, Postpone

Definition of Deferral

1. Noun. An act of deferring, a deferment. ¹

2. Noun. An accrual. ¹

3. Noun. A prepayment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deferral

1. the act of deferring [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deferral

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defernite
deferoxamine
deferoxamine mesylate
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deferral (current term)
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defervescences
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defervescent stage
defeudalize

Literary usage of Deferral

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1. Controlled Foreign Company Legislation by OECD Staff, Oecd, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development (1996)
"The concept of deferral Because foreign corporations are treated as ... The postponement of domestic taxation is commonly referred to as "deferral". ..."

2. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"Combined with the screening data, 36 percent of plasma center EARS were associated with inadequate screening or deferral of donors who were later deferred ..."

3. Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants: Policies, Strategies and Costs by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"This shows that the largest range of deferral periods. and the longest. are ... The PWRs also appear to have a large range of deferral times. however. this ..."

4. Justice in the Balance: Recommendations for an Independent and Effective by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"Time restrictions on deferral • Recommendation: If the prosecutor defers investigation under Article 76/77 bis], he or she should be entitled to reopen the ..."

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