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English definition of “delivery”

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.
(Definition of delivery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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