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 for deferment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deferment \De*fer"ment\, n. [See 1st Defer.]
     The act of delaying; postponement. [R.]
     [1913 Webster]
           My grief, joined with the instant business,
           Begs a deferment.                        --Suckling.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: act of putting off to a future time [syn: postponement,
           deferment, deferral]

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