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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delayedadjective

    not as far along as normal in development


  1. delayed

    Delayed generally refers to something happening at a later time than originally planned or expected due to some kind of interruption or hindrance. It could be related to an event, action, process, or mechanism being postponed or slowed down.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delayed

    of Delay

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delayed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delayed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of delayed in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    What we've done is we've delayed it so they won't be relevant in the Christmas shopping season, just in case they might have an impact on people.

  2. Stacy Parks Miller:

    They literally delayed getting him help. And when they finally did call for help they did not tell anyone that he had fallen, when he arrived at the hospital it was too late.

  3. Adrian Emch:

    Companies making a joint tender bid have faced serious difficulties: if they sought antitrust approval, incorporation of the JV could be delayed and the opportunity might be gone by the time approval came, an alternative would be not to file, but this might breach the law. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

  4. Congress One source:

    The Biden administration inherited a deadline without a clear plan of how to get there, but they then undertook their own review. And in April, Biden decided to go ahead with it and delayed the withdrawal timeline, so they did not exactly take the blueprint they were given in that regard.

  5. Antoine Houdebine:

    We were initially planning to start deliveries on Dec. 7 but the land there is sand and was not properly ready so the operation has been delayed.

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