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Definition of 'delivery'


  1. the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
       Synonyms: bringing
  2. the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: manner of speaking speech
  4. the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
       Synonyms: livery legal transfer
  5. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
       Synonyms: pitch
  6. recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
       Synonyms: rescue deliverance saving
  7. the act of delivering a child
       Synonyms: obstetrical delivery

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