- 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.
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