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Saltos de línea: defer
Pronunciación: /dɪˈfəː
 
/

verbo (defers, deferring, deferred)

[with object]
1Put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone: they deferred the decision until February
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Government decision to defer the programme is to be hailed.
  • He said the national executive agreed to defer the election to October 2, two weeks later than the original date of September 18.
  • It was decided at that meeting to defer the Reunion until 2005.
Sinónimos
shelve, suspend, stay, hold in abeyance, prorogue, pigeonhole, mothball;
North American put over, table, lay on the table, take a rain check on;
North American Law continue
informal put on ice, put on the back burner, put in cold storage
rare remit, respite
1.1 Law (Of a judge) postpone (a sentence) so that the circumstances or conduct of the defendant can be further assessed: the judge deferred sentence until 5 April for background reports
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sentence was deferred for reports until June 5 and they were remanded in custody.
  • Sentence was deferred for six months until February 11.
  • Sentence was deferred until January 14, 2004, to allow him to attend the care and respect programme.
1.2US historical Postpone the conscription of (someone): he was no longer deferred from the draft
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Leslie started his National Service on November 17, 1960, after deferring his conscription in order to complete his apprenticeship as a printer.

Origen

late Middle English (also in the sense 'put on one side'): from Old French differer 'defer or differ', from Latin differre, from dis- 'apart' + ferre 'bring, carry'. Compare with defer2 and differ.

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  • refer from (Late Middle English):

    Refer comes from Latin referre ‘carry back’, from re- ‘back’ and ferre ‘bring’. Referee dates from the early 17th century, but did not appear in sports contexts until the mid 19th century. Referre is also the source of mid 19th-century referendum from the Latin for ‘referring’. Ferre is the source of numerous words in English including confer ‘bring together’; defer ‘put to one side or away’, which shares an origin with differ; fertile ‘bearing’; and transfer ‘carry across’, all of which came into the language in the Late Middle English period.

Derivados

deferrable

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • This might lead to categories such as ‘continuous’, ‘near-continuous’, ‘reliable’ and ‘deferrable’, with qualifications for each based on how long it would take to recover lost data.
  • The taxation service allows the proceeds of the sale of the lot to be considered part of the involuntary conversion and deferrable if they met certain conditions.
  • Reports of transactions and loans with an aggregate value less than $10,000 would be deferrable.

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Hay 2 definiciones de defer en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: defer
Pronunciación: /dɪˈfəː
 
/

verbo (defers, deferring, deferred)

[no object] (defer to)
Submit to or acknowledge the merit of: he deferred to Tim’s superior knowledge
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But I'm sure there are many people like me who would defer to scientific facts that are duly recorded and widely acknowledged.
  • We don't defer to power structures and we don't acknowledge them.
  • I wouldn't agree, but actually I defer to Linda Erdreich on that one.
Sinónimos

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French deferer, from Latin deferre 'carry away, refer (a matter)', from de- 'away from' + ferre 'bring, carry'. Compare with defer1.

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  • refer from (Late Middle English):

    Refer comes from Latin referre ‘carry back’, from re- ‘back’ and ferre ‘bring’. Referee dates from the early 17th century, but did not appear in sports contexts until the mid 19th century. Referre is also the source of mid 19th-century referendum from the Latin for ‘referring’. Ferre is the source of numerous words in English including confer ‘bring together’; defer ‘put to one side or away’, which shares an origin with differ; fertile ‘bearing’; and transfer ‘carry across’, all of which came into the language in the Late Middle English period.

Derivados

deferrer

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The prosecutor's office is not allowed to force the deferrer into certain specified treatment methods, e.g. cognitive-behavioral models, programs, or institutions.
  • The third group are the deferrers who gained entry into university, but for a variety of reasons, did not avail themselves at the time.
  • If you're a self-described foot dragger, dawdler, delayer, postponer, deferrer, or are feeling overwhelmed and drained, this course is for you.

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