how to pronounce delayed


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delayed is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of delayed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and and seized with delayed notice so …”

meanings of delayed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of delay.


  1. Put off until a later time; caused to stop for a while.

delayed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word delayed occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics delayed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that delayed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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