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English definition of “delayed”

delayed

adjective [before noun]     /dɪˈleɪd/
happening at a later time than expected or intended : Officials said that the reason for the large number of delayed trains was the bad weather conditions . The protests are a delayed reaction to last week's announcement . He's suffering from delayed shock .Delaying and wasting timeLate
(Definition of delayed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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