de·​fer·​ra·​ble | \ di-ˈfər-ə-bəl How to pronounce deferrable (audio) \

Definition of deferrable

: capable of or suitable or eligible for being deferred

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Other Words from deferrable

deferrable noun

Examples of deferrable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those loans have a 3.75% interest rate and are deferrable for a year. Dallas News, "PPP loans put $13.7 billion into the North Texas economy? Here’s who benefited from the stimulus program," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of deferrable

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deferrable

defer entry 1 + -able

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The first known use of deferrable was in 1943

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“Deferrable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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