Well deferred

deferred

[dih-furd]
adjective
1.
postponed or delayed.
2.
suspended or withheld for or until a certain time or event: a deferred payment; deferred taxes.
3.
classified as temporarily exempt from induction into military service.

Origin:
1645–55; defer1 + -ed2

undeferred, adjective
well-deferred, adjective
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deferred (dɪˈfɜːd)
 
adj
1.  withheld over a certain period; postponed: a deferred payment
2.  (of shares) ranking behind other types of shares for dividend

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deferred
"delayed," 1660s, pp. adj. from defer (1).
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