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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Postponed or delayed.
  • adjective Withheld until a future date.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to delay of an action.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to yielding to someone else's decision or judgment.
  • adjective accounting Of or pertaining to a value that is not realized until a future date, e.g. annuities, charges, taxes, income, either as an asset or liability.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of defer.

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