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1 delay /dɪˈleɪ/ noun
plural delays
1 delay
/dɪˈleɪ/
noun
plural delays
Learner's definition of DELAY
: a situation in which something happens later than it should
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : the amount of time that you must wait for something that is late
2 delay /dɪˈleɪ/ verb
delays; delayed; delaying
2 delay
/dɪˈleɪ/
verb
delays; delayed; delaying
Learner's definition of DELAY
: to wait until later to do something : to make something happen later
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to make (something or someone) late : to make (something or someone) take longer than expected or planned
often used as (be) delayed

— delayed

adjective [more delayed; most delayed]
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