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delayedadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /dɪˈleɪd/
happening at a ​latertime than ​expected or ​intended: Officials said that the ​reason for the ​largenumber of delayed ​flights was the ​badweatherconditions. The ​protests are a delayed ​reaction to last week's ​announcement. He's ​suffering from delayed shock.
(Definition of delayed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delayed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 延误的,延迟的, 延期的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 延誤的,延遲的, 延期的…
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