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deferment

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noun de·fer·ment \di-ˈfər-mənt\

Simple Definition of deferment

  • : official permission to pay for something at a later time

  • : official permission to do required military service at a later time

Full Definition of deferment

  1. :  the act of delaying or postponing; specifically :  official postponement of military service

Examples of deferment

  1. She requested a six-month deferment on her loan.

  2. She requested deferment of her loan.

  3. the policies of military deferment



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First Known Use of deferment

1607

Rhymes with deferment



DEFERMENT Defined for Kids

deferment

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noun de·fer·ment \di-ˈfər-mənt\

Definition of deferment

  1. :  the act of postponing <The soldier received a deferment of his orders.>





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