Definitions of deferral
  1. noun
    act of putting off to a future time
    synonyms: deferment, postponement
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    the act of postponing to another time or place
    type of:
    delay, holdup
    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
  2. noun
    a state of abeyance or suspended business
    synonyms: recess
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    type of:
    abeyance, suspension
    temporary cessation or suspension
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