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Noun
Plural for a period of time by which something is late or postponed
“There was a delay in the arrival of my package due to additional customs checks.”
Noun
Plural for the act of putting off until a later time
“A delay in the trial was requested so as to allow adequate time for lawyers on both sides to prepare their case.”
Noun
Plural for the action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
“We will have to act decisively, without any delay.”
Verb
To make (someone or something) late or slow
“Unfortunately, stormy conditions would delay our flight.”
Verb
To put off until a later time
“There was still work to be completed, and he would have to delay his return home by a few days.”
Verb
To move or act at a slow speed
“Time is of the essence, and we can delay no longer.”
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