[ US /dɪˈfɝmənt/ ]
[ UK /dɪfˈɜːmənt/ ]
  1. act of putting off to a future time
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How To Use deferment In A Sentence

  • The Customer shall pay to the Company in cash, or as otherwise agreed, all sums when due, immediately and without reduction or deferment on account of any claim, counterclaim or set-off.
  • As I said, my brother was in the army and I had no father, which meant I had a deferment because I was the support of my mother.
  • This was not an uncommon scene in 1970, when medical deferments were a frequently used avenue for those reluctant to take part in the unpopular war in Vietnam.
  • For the sake of efficiency and fairness, various tax deferments will be further reduced.
  • This deferment has prolonged the time spent on considering the future of the two units.
  • In a stagnant job market this is a significant pressure for recent graduates, and many factor insufficient wages and prolonged deferment into the decision to return to school.
  • Back in 1968, I was one of the many naive "smart-kid" high school graduates lucky enough to nail a scholarship to college that brought with it a deferment from the draft. Loveletters from Vol 11
  • Where the Labour Party has fallen down is over car parking and traffic management by refusing to make a decision and people are fed up of deferment.
  • A quarter of committee members, led by Councillor Moira Lewis, called for further deferment of the plans.
  • Subsequent deferments would follow the same structure.
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