noun, plural de·liv·er·ies.
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“I think there should have been much more cross-border aid deliveries, much earlier,” he said.
It was not an emergency situation, yet, but last week several European countries noticed a decline in gas deliveries from Russia.
The heavy equipment deliveries to the separatists increased in the weeks before the crash and continue after the disaster.U.S. Intelligence: Separatists, Not Russians, Killed MH17|Josh Rogin|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Years ago, it was believed that once a woman had a C-section, that was the only way to continue deliveries.
The ground explodes and for us, the last troops left to finish out the war, we dodge the deliveries but understand the message.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He allemanded about MacHenery, now and then dashing in with clumsy deliveries that were always met by the older man's blade.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
But Archie knew it would be useless to write to a brother that never went to the post office and was remote from rural deliveries.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Describe a simple system of handling deliveries in a city retail store.
Deliveries of produce are still often made by panniered donkeys, in quaint old-world fashion.The Cornwall Coast|Arthur L. Salmon
Three deliveries per day come in that way, while mounted men meet the trains at Wolferton Station.
British Dictionary definitions for delivery
noun plural -eries
- the act of delivering or distributing goods, mail, etc
- something that is delivered
- (as modifier)a delivery service
- the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
- the ball so delivereda fast delivery