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delay


Definition: Meaning of, delay in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / dɪˈleɪ /

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delay delays
  1. [countable] when someone or something has to wait, or the length of the waiting time
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  2. [uncountable] when something does not happen or start when it should do
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
delay delayed delayed
Present Participle Third Person Singular
delaying delays
  1. [intransitive and transitive] to wait until a later time to do something
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  2. [transitive] to make someone or something late
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