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American English: /dəˈlɪv(ə)ri/
British English: /dɪˈlɪv(ə)ri/

Translation of delivery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (act) we guarantee speedy delivery of orders
    garantizamos la pronta entrega de pedidos
    how much do you charge for delivery?
    ¿cuánto cobran por el envío or transporte?
    these crates are awaiting delivery
    estas cajas están por entregar
    to pay on delivery
    pagar a la entrega or al recibo de la mercancía
    cash on delivery to take delivery of something
    recibir algo
    when can you take delivery of the package?
    ¿cuándo puede recibir el paquete?
    (before noun) delivery charges
    gastos (masculine plural) de envío or transporte
    delivery man delivery period
    plazo (masculine) de entrega
    delivery service
    servicio (masculine) de reparto a domicilio
    delivery truck o (British English) van
    camioneta (feminine) or furgoneta (feminine) de los repartos
    Example sentences
    • Later, tube systems were enlarged, and new ones opened not only for the transport of telegrams but also for individual and bulk deliveries of letters and parcels.
    • Although the supply of tropical plants was down and hygiene services were disappointing, security services, parcels delivery and facilities management were very successful.
    • We have to treat this matter as urgent and to request your reply within seven days of the date of delivery of this letter.
    1.2 countable (occasion) is there a delivery on Saturdays?
    ¿hay reparto los sábados?
    Example sentences
    • Resorts can only be built on deserted islands, and must be of a high standard, all with their own generators, desalination plants and produce deliveries.
    • Bulgarian cigarettes production and Bulgarian tobacco deliveries will depend on the market situation.
    • Agents say that they sending back over fifty percent of some deliveries because their products don't sell very well.
    1.3 countable (consignment)
  • 4 uncountable (manner of speaking)
    expresión (feminine) oral
    Example sentences
    • In those days, his stilted style, forced delivery, and wonky timing were virtues, reinforcing our sense of his hypothetically heartwarming kidness.
    • The workshop also highlighted the importance of dialogue delivery and the manner in which it should be done.
    • Rhetoric has everything to do with delivery, with speech, with performance, the act of constructing an oration simply being the first step.
  • 5 (Sport) 5.1 countable (throw) 5.2 uncountable (manner of throwing)
    (American English)
    estilo (masculine) de lanzamiento
    Example sentences
    • Now to another heinous crime in sport: illegal bowling deliveries in cricket.
    • Hitters have their own nominees for bowling ball pitchers, whose deliveries reverberate through their arms and bodies when they make contact.
    • When he is ahead in the count, he likes to drop down to a sidearm delivery and throw a two-seam fastball or hard slider.

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