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Planned DelayPlay
Use 'defer' when a decision or action is intentionally postponed to a specific time. SlideThe committee will defer their vote until the audit is complete.
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Active ChoicePlay
'Defer' implies an active decision to delay, not caused by external factors. SlideWe will defer launching the product, awaiting better market conditions.
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Not ImmediatePlay
'Defer' is used when something is put off for a period, not just briefly. SlideDue to her busy schedule, she deferred the meeting to next month.