- 1.1 (postpone) [formal] [action/journey/payment] diferir* [formal], aplazar*, postergar* (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) she deferred making a decision aplazó or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) postergó la decisiónMore example sentences
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- 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.
(deferred past participle of/participio pasado de)[charges/taxation/liabilities] [Finance/Finanzas] diferido [shares] [Finance/Finanzas] de dividendo diferido [sentence] [Law/Derecho] aplazado 1.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Military/Militar] he was deferred on medical grounds/for two years le concedieron una prórroga por razones médicas/de dos años
- 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.
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