- deferred shares plural nounShares not entitling the holder to a full share of profits, and sometimes to none at all, until the expiration of a specified time or the occurrence of some event• • •Main Entry: ↑defer
* * *deferred shares,stock shares not entitling the holder to a full share of profits, or to any at all, until a future date or some future occurrence.
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