deferment period


deferment period
deferment period deferment period period

* * *

deferment period UK US noun [C] (also deferral period)
INSURANCE in the UK, an agreed period of time that a person who has health insurance must be ill before the insurance company begins making payments to them: »

Insurance policies will usually be slightly more expensive if there is a shorter deferment period before they start paying out.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Deferment Period — 1. A time during which a borrower does not have to pay interest or repay the principal on a loan. Deferment is common with student loans, and may be granted while the student is still in school or just after graduation when the student has few… …   Investment dictionary

  • period — pe‧ri‧od [ˈpɪəriəd ǁ ˈpɪr ] noun [countable] a particular length of time: • She has been taken on for a 6 month trial period. acˈcounting ˌperiod ACCOUNTING a period of time to which a particular payment is related for accounting or tax purposes …   Financial and business terms

  • deferment — de‧fer‧ment [dɪˈfɜːmənt ǁ ɜːr ] also de‧fer‧ral [dɪˈfɜːrəl] noun [countable, uncountable] COMMERCE TAX FINANCE the act of delaying something, or the period of the delay itself: • The ban …   Financial and business terms

  • deferment — n 1. delay, holdup, postponement, suspension, moratorium, abeyance, prorogation; procrastination, tardiness, cunctation; Inf. stall, U. S. filibuster, Fabian policy; wait, waiting period; adjournment, break, breath, breather, pause, recess, time… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • deferral period — UK US noun [C] ► INSURANCE DEFERMENT PERIOD(Cf. ↑deferment period) …   Financial and business terms

  • Call Protection — A protective provision of a callable security prohibiting the issuer from calling back the security for a period early in its life. The call protection is advantageous to investors because it prevents the issuer from forcing redemption early on… …   Investment dictionary

  • Selective Service System — Agency overview Formed May 18, 1917 September 16, 1940 Headquarters Arlington County, Virginia, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Conscription in Greece — Conscription Military service National service Conscription crisis Conscientious objection Civilian service …   Wikipedia

  • Conscription in the United States — Young men registering for conscription during World War I, New York City, June 5, 1917. The Draft redirects here. For other uses, see Draft (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • RELIGIOUS LIFE AND COMMUNITIES — Jews UNDER OTTOMAN RULE The Jews of the pre Zionist old yishuv, both sephardim (from the Orient) and ashkenazim (of European origin), dedicated their lives to the fulfillment of religious precepts: the study of the torah and the meticulous… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism