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defer

verb

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to assign to a later time
  • we agreed to defer a discussion of the issue until we had more information

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The first known use of defer was in the 14th century

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“Defer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defer. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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