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deferral

[dih-fur-uh l]
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noun
  1. deferment.
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Origin of deferral

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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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