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Definition of Deferred

Deferred

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Deferred Quotations

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode? - Langston Hughes
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?
Langston Hughes

All children are born pure egoists. They perceive their needs to the exclusion of all others. Only through socialization do they learn that some forms of gratification must be deferred and others denied.
Andrew Vachss

Throughout history, when societies face tough economic times, we have seen democratic reforms deferred, decreased trust in government, persecution of minority groups, and a general shrinking of the democratic space.
Samantha Power

Entrepreneurship is all about deferred gratification.
N. R. Narayana Murthy

This is what rhyme does. In a couplet, the first rhyme is like a question to which the second rhyme is an answer. The first rhyme leaves something in the air, some unanswered business. In most quatrains, space is created between the rhyme that poses the question and the rhyme that gives the answer - it is like a pleasure deferred.
James Fenton
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Deferred Translations

deferred in German is verschoben, verschob
deferred in Spanish is diferido
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