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deliver

verb
 
 
/dɪˈlɪvər/
TAKE [I, T] B1 to take things such as letters, parcels, or goods to a person or place: They can deliver the sofa on Wednesday.Delivering and despatchingThe postal systemGiving, providing and supplying
PROMISE [I, T] to achieve or do something that you have promised to do, or that people expect you to do: The company failed to deliver the high quality service that we expect.Succeeding, achieving and fulfillingMaking and breaking promises and commitments
deliver a speech/talk, etc B2 to speak formally to a group of people: She delivered the speech on national TV.Lecturing and addressing
deliver a baby to help take a baby out of its mother when it is being born →  See also deliver/come up with the goods BirthPregnancy
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