• Pronunciation of delivery: D IH0 L IH1 V ER0 IY0 (dɪ'lɪvəri)

  • Number of syllables of delivery: 4

  • Pronunciation Video of delivery

  • Definition of delivery

    • (n): the act of delivering a child  
    • (n): recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon''s job is the saving of lives"  
    • (n): (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter  
    • (n): the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"  
    • (n): the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another  
    • (n): your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"  
    • (n): the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"  
  • Examples of delivery

    • Plainspoken delivery made him famous.  
    • The main difference is the delivery method.  
    • The delivery stage is the final phase.  
    • I haven't thought about the delivery surcharge.  
    • In business, demurrage is a delay in delivery of a product via delivery truck.  
    • The proton is simply the means of delivery.  
    • These stamps only ensured delivery to the post office and not to the addressee.  
    • I'm almost not thinking about the delivery surcharge.  
    • The limiting factor is the delivery system.  
    • I like her dialogue delivery and her naturalness.  

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