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Main Entry: 1deˇfer
Pronunciation: di-primarystressfschwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): deˇferred; deˇferˇring
Etymology: Middle English deferren, differren "to put off, delay," from early French differer (same meaning), from Latin differre "to postpone, be different," from dif-, dis- "apart" and ferre "to bear, carry, yield" --related to 2DEFER, FERTILE, OFFER, REFER, TRANSFER
: POSTPONE, PUT OFF <defer payment>
- deˇferˇraˇble /-primarystressfschwar-schwa-bschwal/ adjective
- deˇferˇrer noun


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