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transitive verbdeferred, deferring
1formal(postpone)(payment/journey/action) diferir formal(payment/action/journey) aplazar(action/journey/payment) postergar Latin Americashe deferred making a decision — aplazó la decisión
- Laois County Council have deferred all meetings of Laois County Council until further notice.
- Sentence was deferred until January 14, 2004, to allow him to attend the care and respect programme.
- The judges deferred judgment until a later date.
- The ceremony was deferred until further notice.
- I was figuring that he was not confident of winning such an election, and so deferred the poll to the latest practicable time.
- Sentence was deferred for reports until June 5 and they were remanded in custody.
- If follow-up education sessions are deferred, benefits may soon be lost.
- The Club has decided to defer its annual dinner dance to the New Year due to the on-going club commitments on the field of play.
- It defers commencement by only a couple of months, but that couple of months is vital in terms of principle.
- She confirmed that the parties had intentions to marry in the spring of 2002, but they did not have the money, so they deferred this event.
- If follow-up training sessions are deferred, benefits may soon be lost.
- Let's call it deferred failure, and pray for success.
- He said the national executive agreed to defer the election to October 2, two weeks later than the original date of September 18.
- The May Country Market is deferred and will be held on Sunday 15th.
- It was decided at that meeting to defer the Reunion until 2005.
- The Government decision to defer the programme is to be hailed.
- I share your opinion of the marriage laws but not your conclusion that you must defer your wedding until Utopia arrives.
- The latter case would effectively defer an ongoing debate in the territory over introducing greater democracy in the election system in 2007.
- A trial date was fixed for August 28 and sentence was deferred on the other matters until then.
- Last Thursday, a number of issues arose and after nearly three hours of debate, it was decided to defer the budget meeting.
- The Local Plans Panel deferred debate on the trust's plans.
- The elections were deferred and the Constitution and courts suspended.
- In such cases, one of the families may be asked to consider deferring their funeral until the following day.
- Sentence was deferred for six months until February 11.
- As most of you may be aware, the seminar was deferred until the second week in February and I will let you know the details in the forthcoming weeks.
2deferred past participleFinance (liabilities/taxation/charges) diferidoFinance (shares) de dividendo diferidoLaw (sentence) aplazado
3USMilitaryhe was deferred on medical grounds/for two years — le concedieron una prórroga por razones médicas/de dos años
- Leslie started his National Service on November 17, 1960, after deferring his conscription in order to complete his apprenticeship as a printer.
intransitive verbdeferred, deferring
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