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delay

1. verb cause to be late2. verb wait until later, put (sth) off3. noun fact that sth is late4. noun TRANSP lateness of transport5. noun wait between events6. noun PHYSIOL, PSYCH slow development of child7. noun ELECTRON of electrical signal 1 verb cause to be late TRANSITIVEmoill a chur ar  c m ucuir siar  c m urain delayed the start of the match chuir an bháisteach moill ar thús an chluiche, b'éigean an cluiche a chur siar de thairbhe na fearthainnethe building will be delayed by three months beidh trí mhí moille ar an tógáilthe flight was delayed for two hours cuireadh moill dhá uair an chloig ar an eitilt, cuireadh dhá uair an chloig moille ar an eitilt 2 verb wait until later, put (sth) off
TRANSITIVEcuir siar  c m ucuir ar an méar fhadathe decision was delayed until tomorrow cuireadh an cinneadh siar go dtí amárach, fágadh an cinneadh go dtí amárach
INTRANSITIVEfan verb  c m umoill a dhéanamhwe can't delay any further ní féidir linn fanacht níos faide, ní féidir linn a thuilleadh moille a dhéanamh
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3 noun fact that sth is latemoill fem2  c m uwe apologise for the delay gabhaimid ár leithscéal as an moillwe'll do it without further delay déanfaimid é gan a thuilleadh moille, déanfaimid é lom láithreach, déanfaimid é anois díreach 4 noun TRANSP lateness of transportmoill fem2  c m utraffic delay moill tráchtayour journey may be subject to delays d'fhéadfaí moill a chur ort ar do thuras, tharlódh go mbeadh moill ort ar do thuras 5 noun wait between eventsmoill fem2  c m upeople face long delays for an appointment bíonn fanacht fada ar dhaoine le haghaidh coinne a fháil, bíonn daoine tamall fada ag fanacht le coinne 6 noun PHYSIOL, PSYCH slow development of childmoill fem2  c m udevelopmental delay moill forbarthachild with reading delay páiste atá ar gcúl ó thaobh léitheoireachta de, páiste atá mall ag léamh 7 noun ELECTRON of electrical signalmoill fem2  c m uaga moille  c m u

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