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Definition of Delivery


  1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
  2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
  3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.
  4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
  5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.
  6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.
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Delivery Translations

delivery in Afrikaans is aflewering
delivery in Dutch is aflevering, levering, inlevering
delivery in French is livraison
delivery in Italian is estradizione, fornitura, parto
delivery in Norwegian is levering
delivery in Portuguese is entrega
delivery in Spanish is suministro, extradicion