Definition of deferral
: the act of delaying : postponement
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Any deferrals or cancellations would add to concerns about the future of the 777, Boeing’s second-largest source of profit.
Slowing Output Any deferrals or cancellations would add to concerns about the future of the 777, Boeing’s second-largest source of profit.
The destination is to arrive at this perpetual deferral, to never reach the destination.
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Definition of deferral for English Language Learners
: the act of delaying or deferring something
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