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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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AABB, America's Blood Centers and the American Red Cross believe all potential blood donors should be treated with fairness, equality and respect, and that accurate donor histories and scientifically supported donor deferral criteria are critical to the continued safety of blood transfusion.
The Seniors Property Tax Deferral program will provide a new option for seniors as the Education Property Tax Assistance Program begins income testing this year, and ends in 2014.
The subsequent deferral election must be made at least 12 months before the originally scheduled payment date;
Accordingly, a subsequent deferral election must be made at least 12 months prior to the first life annuity payment and must delay the payments at least five years from the originally scheduled commencement date of the life annuity.
Under Section 409A, this would be considered a deferral and subject to the new rules.
So, the younger the non-spouse beneficiary, the longer the potential tax deferral.
Shifting the homeowners program to a deferral was a recommendation generated by the governor's California Performance Review, which said the program established in 1967 ``is no longer needed for homeowners because Proposition 13 reduced and stabilized property taxes.
1) separation from service (six months after separation from service for key employees of publicly traded companies); (2) disability (as narrowly defined in the statute); (3) death; (4) a specified time (or fixed schedule) specified under the arrangement as of the date of deferral, but not an event; (5) a change in the ownership or effective control of the corporation or in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the corporation (to the extent provided by the Treasury); or (6) the occurrence of an unforeseeable emergency (as narrowly defined in the statute).
The FDA admits the European deferral alone will exclude at least 5 percent of people who habitually give blood, even though studies have shown that those people are least likely to have tainted blood because their motivations stem from a sense of moral obligation and responsibility to the community.
section] 457(f): "Not eligible for tax deferral without substantial risk of forfeiture.
Nevertheless, deferral of interest payments on rated kikin would lead to a revision of the rating to ''D'' as S&P's ratings ''focus on the probability interest and dividends will be paid as initially planned, and therefore, deferral of interest payments on kikin constitutes a default'' even if payment deferral clauses are included in the agreement.
The current deferral represents the seventh consecutive deferral of semiannual interest payments.