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noun British English pronunciation: delivery /dɪˈlɪv(ə)ri/ 
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singulardelivery
pluraldeliveries
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of bringing goods or letters to a place

    Please allow ten days for delivery.

    They haven't made regular deliveries for a week.

    free delivery:

    We offer free delivery within the US.

    take/accept delivery of something:

    We have recently taken delivery of two new computers.

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of providing a service
    delivery of:

    We need to improve delivery of health care.

  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the process of giving birth to a baby

    She had a relatively easy delivery.

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