Übersetzung von “delay” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countable-uncountable delay /dɪˈleɪ/
a period of waiting when sb or sth is later than expected
retard masculine

a series of delays in the process
une série de retards dans le processus

the six-hour delay of the flight
les six heures de retard du vol

Surgery should be performed without delay.
Il faut procéder à l'opération sans délai.


verb delay /dɪˈleɪ/
transitive-intransitive to start sth later than planned

They delayed the start of the race.
Ils ont différé le départ de la course.

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transitive to cause sb to be late or slow

She was delayed by a family emergency.
Elle a été retardée par une urgence familiale.

(Übersetzung von “delay” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /diˈlei/

to put off to another time

We have delayed publication of the book till the Spring.

to keep or stay back or slow down

I was delayed by the traffic.

(Übersetzung von “delay” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)