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dilatory

adjective uk   /ˈdɪl.ə.tər.i/  us   /-tɔːr.i/ formal
slow and likely to cause delay: dilatory behaviour/tactics British institutions have been dilatory in cutting credit card charges.
Translations of “dilatory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 緩慢的,拖延的,遲緩的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缓慢的,拖延的,迟缓的…
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