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deferrable

or de·fer·a·ble

[ dih-fur-uh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈfɜr ə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being deferred or postponed: a deferrable project.
qualified or eligible to receive a military deferment.

noun

a person eligible for deferment from compulsory military service.

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Origin of deferrable

First recorded in 1940–45; defer1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM deferrable

non·de·fer·ra·ble, non·de·fer·a·ble, adjectiveun·de·fer·ra·ble, un·de·fer·a·ble, adjectiveun·de·fer·ra·bly, un·de·fer·a·bly, adverb
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