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If you delay2020欧冠时间 doing something, you do it at a later time.
If a plane, train, ship, or bus is delayed, it is prevented from leaving or arriving on time.
If you cancel2020欧冠时间 something that was arranged, you decide officially that it will not take place.
Past participle: delayed
|Noun||1.||delay - time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"|
pause, suspension, intermission, interruption, break - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
extension - a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan"
moratorium - a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged
retardation - the extent to which something is delayed or held back
|2.||delay - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time|
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
inactivity - being inactive; being less active
demurrage - detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure
forbearance - a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting; "his forbearance to reply was alarming"
cunctation, procrastination, shillyshally - the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time
filibuster - (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
|Verb||1.||delay - 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"|
stonewall - engage in delaying tactics or refuse to cooperate; "The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist"
catch - delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
stall - deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
buy time - act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage
|2.||delay - act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"|
hold off, wait, hold back - wait before acting; "the scientists held off announcing their results until they repeated the experiment"
dillydally, dilly-dally, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, procrastinate, stall, shillyshally - postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
procrastinate - postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"
|3.||delay - stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"|
|4.||delay - slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
dampen - check; keep in check (a fire)
hold up speed (up), advance, promote, urge, rush, hurry, accelerate, dispatch, facilitate, hasten, precipitate, quicken, fast-track, expedite
the tests have caused some delay → las pruebas han ocasionado algún retraso
there will be delays to traffic → habrá retenciones or atascos en las carreteras
"delays possible until Dec 2000" → posibles retenciones hasta Diciembre de 2000
without delay → sin demora
these measures should be implemented without further delay → estas medidas deben ponerse en práctica sin más demora
the train was delayed for two hours → el tren se retrasó dos horas
we decided to delay our departure → decidimos retrasar la salida
what delayed you? → ¿por qué has tardado tanto?
to delay doing sth: we delayed going out until Jane arrived → retrasamos la salida hasta que llegara Jane
the illness could have been treated if you hadn't delayed going to the doctor → se hubiera podido tratar la enfermedad si no hubieras tardado tanto en ir al médico
delayed broadcast (US) → transmisión f en diferido
delayed effect → efecto m retardado
We decided to delay our departure → Nous avons décidé de différer notre départ.
don't delay! → dépêchez-vous!
There will be delays to trains on the London-Brighton line → Il y aura des retards sur la ligne Londres-Brighton.
a delay on a flight → un retard sur un vol
to cause delay → occasionner un retard
without delay (= immediately) → sans délai, sans tarder
without delay → immediatamente
without further delay → senza ulteriore indugio
delays to traffic → rallentamenti mpl al traffico
his train must have been delayed → il suo treno avrà fatto ritardo