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delay
dɪ'leɪ
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time.
  2. Time during which some action is awaited.
(动) As a verb
  1. Slow the growth or development of.
  2. Cause to be slowed down or delayed.
  3. Stop or halt.
  4. Act later than planned, scheduled, or required.
Hyphenationde•lay
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
延迟yánchíto delay; to postpone; to keep putting something off; to procrastinate; (computing) to lag
耽搁dāngeto tarry; to delay; to stop over
延搁yángēto delay; to procrastinate
拖宕tuōdàngto delay; to postpone
挨延áiyánto delay; to stretch out; to play for time
迟延chíyánto delay
迟滞chízhìdelay; procrastination
迟误chíwùto delay; to procrastinate
延期yánqīto delay; to extend; to postpone; to defer
拖延tuōyánto delay; to put off; to procrastinate
耽误dānwuto delay; to hold up; to waste time; to interfere with
to impede; to delay; variant of
推宕tuīdàngto postpone; to delay; to put something off
缓办huǎnbànto postpone; to delay
dānto indulge in; to delay
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