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delayed

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /dɪˈleɪd/
happening at a later time than expected or intended: Officials said that the reason for the large number of delayed flights was the bad weather conditions. The protests are a delayed reaction to last week's announcement. He's suffering from delayed shock.
Translations of “delayed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 延誤的,延遲的, 延期的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 延误的,延迟的, 延期的…
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