deferred

adjective de·ferred

Definition of deferred

  1. 1 :  withheld for or until a stated time <a deferred payment>

  2. 2 :  charged in cases of delayed handling <telegraphs sent at deferred rates>

Origin and Etymology of deferred

see 1defer


First Known Use: 1651


Law Dictionary

deferred

adjective de·ferred \di-ˈfərd\

Legal Definition of deferred

  1. :  withheld or delayed for or until a stated time <a deferred payment> <deferred prosecution>



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