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"retardation" in British English

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retardationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌriː.tɑːˈdeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-tɑːr-/ formal
(Definition of retardation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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retardationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌriˌtɑrˈdeɪ·ʃən/ fml
the ​process of making something ​happen or ​developslower than it should
(Definition of retardation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retardation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迟缓, 阻滞, 延迟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遲緩, 阻滯, 延遲…
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