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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dilatory (0.01084 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Dilatory.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: dilatory lalai, lambat
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dilatory dilatory 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) Definition: Dilatory 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Marked by procrastination or delay; tardy; slow; sluggish; -- said of actions or measures. [1913 Webster] Alva, as usual, brought his dilatory policy to bear upon his adversary. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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