deferred deferred  /dɪ ˈfɜrd/


  1. (v) hold back to a later time
  2. (v) yield to another's wish or opinion

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  1. That fear has many deferred students searching for ways to ensure their legal skills remain sharp, and several firms and law schools have stepped in to help.
  2. Not every dream deferred dries up like a raisin in the sun.


  1. Tax-Deferred investing Matters More Than Ever

    With taxes rising, your tax-deferred account is still your best route to retirement saving.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: US News & World Report

  2. City Council: Parking-fines vote deferred, budget passes

    The City Council deferred a vote for the second time Thursday night on plans to increase parking fines on the Public Square from $2 to $5. However, members did vote to approve the third and final reading on next fiscal year's $117.9 million budget.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Daily News Journal

  3. Fidelity & Guaranty Life Introduces Traditional Deferred Annuity Series Focusing on Income

    Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company has introduced the Simplicity Elite series, a traditional deferred fixed annuity designed to address the needs of today’s consumers w
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Millions more jobs will be lost. More businesses will be shuttered. More dreams will be deferred," said President Barack Obama Wednesday.
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: KKTV 11 News

  2. "The fourth-quarter revenues decreased 15 per cent as the market continued to deteriorate and customers either reduced or deferred spending," Zafirovski stated. "However, strong operating performance focused on customers, costs and cash...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Mike Zafirovski Source:

  3. "I think it would have been appropriate under the circumstances if the authorities in the United States had deferred to the Ontario Securities Commission in what is really a Canadian matter and had acknowledged that the Canadian authorities are...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Frank Dunn Source: International Herald Tribune

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