deferment de‧fer‧ment [dɪˈfɜːmənt ǁ -ɜːr-] also de‧fer‧ral [dɪˈfɜːrəl] noun [countable, uncountable] COMMERCE TAX FINANCE
the act of delaying something, or the period of the delay itself:

• The bank accepted a deferment of interest payments.

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defer UK US /dɪˈfɜːr/ verb [T] (-rr-)
to delay something until a later time: defer action/a decision »

The committee decided to defer a decision on the takeover bid until a later date.


defer tax/payment

defer doing sth »

The scheme enables investors to defer paying taxes on the gain.

deferment /dɪˈfɜːmənt/ US  /-ˈfɝː-/ noun [C or U] (also deferral)

Cheaper graduate loans are available without the deferment option.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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