Example sentences for: defer

How can you use “defer” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Second, a substantial portion of Standard A is entered into the Postal Service near its destination, in which case the opportunity to defer is limited.

  • Gore shows a similar gift for information-free discourse in his comment on the FALN clemency controversy, quoted in the WP : "The proper course of action is to wait to review the analysis now underway that will be presented to the White House later this week and I'll defer judgment until that time."

  • Conservatives are free to defer to the president on ambassadors and secretaries of Commerce, but not on chairpersons of the NEA and surgeons general, if they so desire.

  • When it came to executive-branch appointments, Hatch was adamant that the Senate defer to the president's choices.

  • Now, just because the Indonesian government is against higher labor standards doesn't mean either that the Indonesian people are against them or that we in the United States should simply defer to the wishes of other countries.


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