defer1 + -al2 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
deferment or deferral (dɪˈfɜːmənt, dɪˈfɜːrəl)
the act of deferring or putting off until another time; postponement
deferral or deferral

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Word Origin & History

1895, from defer (1) + -al (2).
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Computing Dictionary

deferral definition

Waiting for quiet on the Ethernet.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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Example sentences
The fees were converted into phantom shares based on the price of our stock on the deferral election date.
Yes, you get deferral, and over time that might outweigh the difference in the tax rates.
Then you would reasonably have to decide whether to bail on your current contract or request a deferral on the new offer.
The costs of tax deferral are real, but they are not as large as the immediate tax cost to the treasury generally suggests.
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