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Definition of Delivery

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.

Delivery Quotations

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
Norman Cousins

Our foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy. All social welfare programmes must be implemented efficiently. Agencies involved in the delivery of services should have a strong sense of duty and work in a transparent, corruption-free, time-bound and accountable manner.
Pratibha Patil

My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery.
Brooke Shields

If you have the right voice and the right delivery, you're cocky enough, and you pound down on the punch line, you can say anything and make people laugh maybe three times before they realize you're not telling jokes.
Buddy Hackett

Ninety-nine percent is in the delivery. If you have the right voice and the right delivery, you're cocky enough, and you pound down on the punch line, you can say anything and make people laugh maybe three times before they realize you're not telling jokes.
Buddy Hackett
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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

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