Deferral vs Postponement - What's the difference?

deferral | postponement |


As nouns the difference between deferral and postponement

is that deferral is an act of deferring, a deferment while postponement is a delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.

deferral

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An act of deferring, a deferment.
  • An accrual.
  • A prepayment.
  • Synonyms

    * deferment

    See also

    * * (projectlink) * (projectlink)

    postponement

    English

    Noun

    (postponements)
  • A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
  • :The lawyer asked for a postponement in the trial so he could spend more time preparing before it began.