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laggard

la gerd

  • n  someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
  • s  wasting time

  • He's been locked out of his Jersey trailer home for laggard payments.
  • A boy who watched those movies would be nearing middle age now, but he'd recognize KFP 's plot of a laggard who undergoes rigorous training to become a great fighter from .
  • He sent Foreign Minister Viacheslav Molotov to London and Washington to promote the second front and jack up laggard shipments of war materiel.
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  • Stephane Dion in Canada.com
    At this crucial moment, Canada cannot afford to be a laggard,wrote Dion. "It must help the world community come to agreement that we will not allow global climate to change more than two degrees Celsius."
  • Costas Karamanlis in Reuters
    From being a laggard, Greece in a short amount of time is dynamically becoming a leader in the use of new technologies,Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said at the signing ceremony. "Investment in advanced technology ...... is a...

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