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Why the delay?
Try to find the reason for any delay in payment.
Please excuse my delay in replying.
Trees had fallen near the railway line, causing more delays.
After a long delay, the plane finally took off.
We have experienced nothing but obstruction and delay from our suppliers.
I hope that discussions will take place without delay.
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American English version of definition of delay
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of delay from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.