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deferral

[dih-fur-uh l] /dɪˈfɜr əl/
noun
1.
Origin of deferral
defer1 + -al2
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  • This deferral of responsibility brings relief from shame and blame.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
Word Origin and History for deferral
n.

1895, from defer (v.1) + -al (2).

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