transitive verb -rr-
- 1 (postpone) [formal] she deferred making a decisionaplazó or (especially Latin America) postergó la decisiónExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 2also: deferred past participle(charges/taxation/liabilities) (Finance) (shares)(Finance)(sentence)de dividendo diferido(Law)aplazado
intransitive verb -rr-
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.