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How to sign: cause to be slowed down or delayed
"Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform";

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Similiar / Same: delay, hold up

Categories: decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard

Within this category: stonewall, catch, stall, buy time

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