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English definition of “delay”


verb [I/T]    /dɪˈleɪ/
to cause to be late or to cause to happen at a later time , or to wait before acting : [T] He wants to delay the meeting until Wednesday . [T] The space launch was delayed because of bad weather . [I] Don’t delay in ordering tickets to the show.
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