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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dilatory(0.00942 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Dilatory.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: inclined to waste time and lag behind [syn: laggard]
2: wasting time [syn: laggard, poky, pokey]
3: using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition;
avoiding direct confrontation; “a fabian policy” [syn: fabian]
English → English (gcide)
Dilatory \Dil"a*to*ry\, a. [L. dilatorius, fr. dilator a
delayer, fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of differe to defer,
delay: cf. F. dilatoire. See Dilate, Differ, Defer.]
1. Inclined to defer or put off what ought to be done at
once; given the procrastination; delaying;
procrastinating; loitering; as, a dilatory servant.
2. Marked by procrastination or delay; tardy; slow; sluggish;
-- said of actions or measures.
Alva, as usual, brought his dilatory policy to bear
upon his adversary. --Motley.
Dilatory plea (Law), a plea designed to create delay in the
trial of a cause, generally founded upon some matter not
connected with the merits of the case.
Syn: Slow; delaying; sluggish; inactive; loitering;
behindhand; backward; procrastinating. See Slow.