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1 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. différer, to differ, fr L. diferre, carry in different directions, differ]
To delay or postpone a decision or action.

2 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. déférer, fr L. deferre, to carry down, report, accuse]
To yield respectfully to the opinions or desires of others.
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A link on the OAEX web site allows registered users to log in and apply for the deferment.
Types of deferments and forbearances, -- How to determine eligibility, and -- How to apply for a deferment or forbearance.
Those steps contemplate the deferment of up to an additional $1 billion in new aircraft orders scheduled for delivery to Delta during 1993 and 1994.
The deferment and forbearance figures reflect Fitch's newly restated Deferment and Forbearance Index, which tracks the percentages of FFELP loans funded in Fitch rated outstanding securitizations.
If a deferment longer than three consecutive monthly payments is needed for a loan, borrowers can work directly with their lenders who in turn will work closely with the SBA to identify the best solution.
Small businesses in the area who are repaying SBA disaster loans may also be eligible for a deferment, on a case-by-case basis.
Borrowers can stay in deferment for as long as three years; but, since the Department of Education pays accrued interest during the period on subsidized Stafford and, depending on the origination date, on the entire or a portion of a consolidation loan,, elevated deferment levels should not have a material impact on FFELP ABS trust performance.
Small Business Administration advises small businesses affected by the Deepwater BP Oil Spill who obtain new disaster loans or have existing SBA loans may be eligible for deferments.
Unmentioned in Project 100,000's lofty sounding goals was the fact that - as protest became the number-one course of study at America's universities - the men of the "Moron Corps" provided the necessary cannon fodder to help evade the political horror of dropping student deferments or calling up the reserves, which were sanctuaries for the lily-white.
McClintock's bill would protect homeowners groups against deferments of such utility payments in order to pay off any court-ordered judgments.
5 million to the third quarter earnings to reflect aircraft and military revenue deferments and/or cancellations.
A lot of our men were killed and deferments were canceled after that.