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English definition of “lag”

lag

verb [I] (MOVE SLOWLY)    /læɡ/ (-gg-)
to move or make progress so slowly that you are behind other people or things: He's lagging behind a bit - I think we'd better wait for him to catch us up. Sales are lagging at the moment.Slow and moving slowly
(Definition of lag verb (MOVE SLOWLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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