Definition of delaying tactic in English:

delaying tactic

Syllabification: de·lay·ing tac·tic


  • 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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    • 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.

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