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postpone

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to conform to the will or judgment of another, especially out of respect or courtesy

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For instance, the deferrer tends to seek out "folksy," personal accounts of cancer survivorship.
For example, are these deferrers 'lost' to the system?
Should Alice therefore engage in anticipatory deference, deferring to a decision by Zeke that she thinks wrong and thus making what she thinks is the wrong decision in the first instance because she, Alice, wants to defer to Zeke's decision and thus not impose upon Zeke, the deferrer, the burden of reaching a decision he thinks mistaken?
While the research by Polesel (2009) and Dalley-Trim and Alloway (2010) revealed some of the challenges likely to face regional students, the focus is on deferrers and secondary students respectively and not on the actual everyday experiences of the enrolled non-traditional student who is the concern of this article.
Schools taking part were Park Hall Junior School Choir, Walsall, St Peter's Collegiate School Concert Band, Wolverhampton, Abraham Darby Jaz Band, Telford, Souled Out, from DeFerrers Technology College, Burton-on-Trent, and Fairfield School Infact Group, Loughborough.
For example, one study identified three patterns of participatory style among early-stage breast cancer patients: delayers, deferrers, and deliberators (Pierce 1993).