An action or strategy designed to defer or postpone something in order to gain an advantage for oneself: he accused them of adopting delaying tactics
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- He complains that the board's delaying tactics are part of an unfair war of attrition designed to exhaust the parents' committee's financial resources.
- No more procrastination, no more antics, no more delaying tactics.
- So, what we've seen has been delaying tactics on the part of his lawyers and on the part of his codefendants, which have been very successful so far.
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