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deferred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of defer

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deferred (comparative more deferred, superlative most deferred)

  1. Delayed; put off till later.
    requested a deferred payment
  2. Yielded to someone else's decision or judgment. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (accounting) Whose value is not realized until a future date: e.g. annuities, charges, taxes, and income, either as an asset or liability.

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