defer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  hold back to a later time
  • v  yield to another's wish or opinion

  • These patients were compared with those who decided to defer therapy until their counts dipped below 350 cells per cubic mm, the level at which current guidelines recommend .
  • Despite this philosophy, Koolhaas, 63, is not one of those architects much concerned with producing buildings that defer visually to their surroundings.
  • All soldiers are created equal; race and class defer to rank and merit.
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  • Barack Obama in guardian.co.uk
    If we confront this crisis without also confronting the deficits that helped cause it we risk sinking into another crisis down the road,Obama warned. "We cannot simply spend as we please and defer the consequences to the next budget, the...
  • John Warner in FOXNews
    In an ongoing operation, you've got to defer to the commander in chief,said Warner, R-Va.
  • Venus Williams in New York Daily News
    I always defer,Venus said. "She picks first. It makes me happy."

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