deferred: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-fûrd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. postponed or delayed.
  2. suspended or withheld for or until a certain time or event: a deferred payment; deferred taxes.
  3. classified as temporarily exempt from induction into military service.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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