Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “delivery”

See all translations

delivery

noun  /dɪˈlɪv·ə·ri/ us  

delivery noun (TAKING GOODS)

[C/U] the act of taking goods, letters, or packages to people's houses or places of work: [C] The company gets two deliveries a day. [U] You can pay for the rug on delivery (= when it is received).

delivery noun (WAY OF SPEAKING)

[U] the manner in which someone speaks, esp. in public: His dialogue was offbeat, his delivery fast.

delivery noun (BIRTH)

[C] the act or process of birth: She had a difficult delivery.
Translations of “delivery”
in Korean 배달…
in Arabic تَوْصيل…
in Portuguese entrega, envio…
in Catalan repartiment, lliurament…
in Japanese 配達…
in Italian consegna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信件等, 運送, 遞送,投遞…
in Russian доставка, роды…
in Turkish (posta, paket vb.) dağıtım, teslimat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信件等, 运送, 递送,投递…
in Polish dostarczenie, dowóz, doręczenie…
(Definition of delivery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of delivery?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “delivery”

Definitions of “delivery” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More