Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deferral

2 senses of deferral

Sense 1
deferral, recess -- (a state of abeyance or suspended business)
       => abeyance, suspension -- (temporary cessation or suspension)

Sense 2
postponement, deferment, deferral -- (act of putting off to a future time)
       => delay, holdup -- (the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time)

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