Definitions for defermentdɪˈfɜr mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•fer•mentdɪˈfɜr mənt(n.)

  1. the act of deferring; postponement.

  2. a temporary exemption from induction into military service.

    Category: Military

Origin of deferment:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. postponement, deferment, deferral(noun)

    act of putting off to a future time

Wiktionary

  1. deferment(Noun)

    An act or instance of deferring or putting off.

  2. deferment(Noun)

    Officially sanctioned postponement of compulsory military service.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deferment(noun)

    the act of delaying; postponement

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