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deferring

verb
present participle of defer

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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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“Deferring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deferring. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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