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English definition of “deliver”

deliver

verb [T] (GIVE)    /dɪˈlɪv.ər/ US  //
B2 to give, direct , or aim something: The priest delivered a passionate sermon / speech against war . The jury delivered a verdict of not guilty . The police said that it was the blow that had been delivered (= given) to her head that had killed her. The bowler tripped as he was delivering the ball (= throwing it towards the person with the bat ).Giving, providing and supplying deliverer     /r/ US  // noun [C] formal Moses was the deliverer of the Israelites from Egypt.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of deliver verb (GIVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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