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
More example sentences
- Mr Twine sees the move by the council as a deliberate delaying tactic.
- I looked around for some delaying tactic, some means to forestall the inevitable.
- A delaying tactic was urgently sought together with some means of boosting the morale of a demoralised Allied force.
Definition of delaying tactic in:
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