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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

I know that nurses are not only the largest healthcare profession but are responsible for the delivery of most healthcare, and are often in the best place to be able to see the whole pathway of care.
Andrew Lansley

My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were all funny, and I felt that energy, that delivery, that timing, that sarcasm. All that stuff seeped into my brain.
Jeff Ross

Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies, schools, health care delivery, and public safety all across the country.
Roger Wicker
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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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