delayed : Definition, Usages, News and More

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di layd

  • v  cause to be slowed down or delayed
    Traffic was delayed by the bad weather
    she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform
  • v  act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  • v  stop or halt
  • v  slow the growth or development of
  • s  not as far along as normal in development
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in (blog)
    It's unfortunate that at a time when our nation is facing enormous challenges, many in Congress have delayed critical nominations for political purposes,the president said.
  • President Bush in USA Today
    Airports are very crowded, travelers are being stranded, and flights are delayed, sometimes with a full load of passengers sitting on the runway for hours,President Bush said after meeting with his top transportation officials. "We can do...
  • John Kerry in Austin American-Statesman (subscription)
    It was their technology. It was their spill cam. They are the ones that should have known right from the beginning and, either to limit their liability or because they were grossly incompetent, they delayed a full response to the magnitude of this... Edward Markey FOXNews Jun 20, 2010 26024 34816 delayer This is a very important statement of transition on a global level," Kerry said. "It's not only a tribute to Al's work, but a wake-up call to the administration and the US, who has been the global delayer on this."

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