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Definition of "delayed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of delay. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "delayed" in a sentence
  • "Alongside them was something very different, a piece for which the phrase "delayed gratification" might have been invented."
  • "Because there are only a few primed cells likely to be in any region of tissue at any given time, it takes some time for the inflammatory response to develop and hence the term delayed hypersensitivity response."
  • ""This is what we call delayed or deferred maintenance, which is also a disaster.""