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deferrable

[dih-fur-uh-buh l] /dɪˈfɜr ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being deferred or postponed:
a deferrable project.
2.
qualified or eligible to receive a military deferment.
noun
3.
a person eligible for deferment from compulsory military service.
Also, deferable.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; defer1 + -able
Related forms
nondeferrable, adjective
undeferrable, adjective
undeferrably, adverb
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Examples for deferrable
  • Problem solving must occur in a short time frame with non-deferrable deadlines.
  • Integrating deferrable and discretionary loads helps system economics, but is difficult in practice.
  • It has been seen as more discretionary and, therefore, deferrable.

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