Definitions for defermentdɪˈfɜr mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postponement, deferment, deferral(noun)

    act of putting off to a future time


  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

  2. Origin: [See 1st Defer.]

Translations for deferment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • отсрочка, отлаганеBulgarian
  • Aufschub, VerzögerungGerman
  • lykkäysFinnish
  • posponimento, dilazione, deferimentoItalian
  • uitstel van militaire dienst, opschorting, uitstelDutch
  • erteleme, tehir etmeTurkish

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