Definición de retard en inglés:

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retard

verbo

Pronunciación: /riˈtärd/
[with object]
Delay or hold back in terms of progress, development, or accomplishment: his progress was retarded by his limp
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He said the slow pace at which the deal was being negotiated was retarding the development of the park, which he said had remained closed to tourists for sometime.
  • Famously, Forster accused the educational systems of the time of retarding the emotional development of schoolboys.
  • Restrictive legislation could retard the development of technology and slow the growth of electronic commerce.
Sinónimos
delay, slow down, slow up, hold back, hold up, set back, postpone, put back, detain, decelerate;
literary stay

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈrēˌtärd/
informal, offensive
A mentally handicapped person (often used as a general term of abuse).

Derivados

retarder

Pronunciación: /rəˈtärdər/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Also, since air retarders and vapor diffusion retarders serve different functions and have distinct characteristics, it may be more practical to install them as separate systems.
  • The drivers are taught to use engine retarders instead of brakes, and if they have to use the brakes, to tap them lightly.
  • Contractors are also encouraged to use evaporation retarders when weather conditions could cause excessive water evaporation from the slab.

retardment

sustantivo
( rare)
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The lining not only forms a decorative finish to the hull but also acts as a very good fire retardment.
  • It is shown that there is a direct relationship between spring retardment (Φ) and the neap to spring ratio.

Origen

Late 15th century: from French retarder, from Latin retardare, from re- 'back' + tardus 'slow'.

Palabras que riman con retard

Assad, aubade, avant-garde, backyard, ballade, bard, Bernard, bombard, canard, card, charade, chard, couvade, croustade, Cunard, facade, glissade, guard, hard, ill-starred, interlard, lard, Montagnard, nard, pard, petard, pomade, promenade, regard, rodomontade, roulade, saccade, Sade, salade, sard, shard, unmarred, unscarred, yard

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División en sílabas: re·tard

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